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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (stationery)
Regionalism used in Mexico
a. mechanical pencil
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Has visto mi lapicero? No está en el estuche.Have you seen my mechanical pencil? It's not in my pencil case.
b. propelling pencil (United Kingdom)
Mi lapicero tiene una goma de borrar en la punta.My propelling pencil has an eraser at the end.
2. (stationery)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. pencil
Elena escribió su nombre en mi libreta con un lapicero.Elena wrote her name on my notebook with a pencil.
3. (stationery) (Andes)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
a. ballpoint pen
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Te puedo pedir prestado un lápiz o un lapicero?Do you have a spare pencil or ballpoint pen I can borrow?
b. Biro
A word or phrase that is a proprietary term owned by a brand (e.g. iPod).
(registered trademark)
(United Kingdom)
Héctor hizo un dibujo de mi perro con un lapicero.Hector drew a picture of my dog with a Biro.
4. (stationery)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. fountain pen
Tomó un lapicero e hizo una firma elegante.She took a fountain pen and wrote an elegant signature.
5. (stationery)
Regionalism used in Argentina
a. pen holder
Siempre guardo mi bolígrafo favorito en el lapicero que tengo sobre el escritorio.I always keep my favorite pen in the pen holder on my desk.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (lápiz)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. pencil
2. (estilográfica)
Regionalism used in Chile
a. fountain pen
3. (bolígrafo)
a. ballpoint (pen), Biro®
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1 (portaminas) propelling pencil; mechanical pencil; (EEUU)
lapicero hemostático styptic pencil
2 (España) (lápiz) pencil; (Latinoamérica) (pluma) fountain pen
3 (pene) prick (vulgar)
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