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See also: 铅笔

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ChineseEdit

lead (metal)
 
pen; pencil; writing brush; to write or compose; the strokes of Chinese characters
trad. (鉛筆)
simp. (铅笔)
anagram 筆鉛笔铅
 
Wikipedia has articles on:
鉛筆 (Written Standard Chinese?)
鉛筆 (Cantonese)

EtymologyEdit

Wasei kango (和製漢語), orthographically borrowed from Japanese 鉛筆 (えんぴつ) (enpitsu, pencil), which was in turn a semantic readaptation of Chinese 鉛筆铅笔 (qiānbǐ, “pen made from lead powder”).

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NounEdit

鉛筆

  1. pencil; lead pencil (Classifier: )
  2. pen made from white lead, used to correct mistakes (Classifier: )

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JapaneseEdit

 
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Kanji in this term
えん
Grade: S
ひつ > ぴつ
Grade: 3
on’yomi

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

鉛筆 (counter , hiragana えんぴつ, rōmaji enpitsu)

  1. a pencil (graphite writing-instrument)

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ReferencesEdit

  • 2002, Ineko Kondō; Fumi Takano; Mary E Althaus; et. al., Shogakukan Progressive Japanese-English Dictionary, Third Edition, Tokyo: Shōgakukan, →ISBN.

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Hanja in this term

NounEdit

鉛筆 (yeonpil, McCune-Reischauer: yŏnp'il, Yale: yenphil) (hangeul 연필)

  1. Hanja form? of 연필 (pencil).