chopsticks

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chopsticks

(ˈtʃɒpstɪks)
pl n
1. (Cookery) a pair of thin sticks, of ivory, wood, etc, used as eating utensils by the Chinese, Japanese, and other people of East Asia
[C17: from pidgin English, from chop quick, of Chinese dialect origin + stick1]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

chopsticks

- In Chinese, the word for chopsticks originally meant "quick sticks" or "nimble ones."
See also related terms for nimble.
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Translations
عودان الطَّعامِ الصينيَّهعِيدَان الَأكْل في الصِيـن
hůlkahůlky
spisepinde
syömäpuikot
štapići za jelo
evõpálcikák
prjónar
젓가락
lazdelės
irbuļi
paličky
ätpinnar
ตะเกียบ
Çin çatalıÇin çubuğu
đũa ăn

chopsticks

[ˈtʃɒpstɪks] NPLpalillos mpl
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

chopsticks

[ˈtʃɒpstɪks] nplbaguettes fpl
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

chopsticks

(ˈtʃopstiks) noun plural
two small sticks of wood, ivory etc used by the Chinese etc to eat with.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

chopsticks

عِيدَان الَأكْل في الصِيـن hůlky spisepinde Essstäbchen τσόπστικ palillos syömäpuikot baguettes štapići za jelo bacchette 젓가락 eetstokjes spisepinner pałeczki do jedzenia pauzinhos chineses usados para comer палочки для еды ätpinnar ตะเกียบ Çin çubuğu đũa ăn 筷子
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