Complete Definition of "chopstick"

Image:Ouashi.jpg|thumb|Chopsticks
English

Etymology
From chop Chinese pidgin-English for “quick” with stick.

Noun
en-noun

  1. A particular East Asian eating utensil, used in pairs and held in the hand, the utensil is a stick, usually made of wood, of approximately 10cm in length.

Derived terms
chork

Related terms
chop chop
stick

Translations

CJK Characters: 箸; 筷
Chinese: 筷子 (kuàizi); 筷兒, 筷儿 (kuài'er); 箸 (zhù)
Czech: jídelní hůlka f
Dutch: eetstokje n
Finnish: syömäpuikko (1)
French: baguette f
German: Essstäbchen n, Eßstäbchen n
Hebrew: מקלות אכילה (maqlot akhila) m|p
Hungarian: evőpálcika
Icelandic: matprjónn m
Indonesian: sumpit
mid
Italian: bacchette f
Japanese: 箸 (はし, hashi), 菜箸 (saibashi) italbrac|cooking/serving only, おてもと (otemoto), 割り箸 (waribashi)
Korean: 젓가락 (箸-ㅅ가락)jeotgarak)
Mongolian: савх (savkh)
Polish: pałeczka f
Portuguese: pausinho m
Russian: RUchar|палочка для еды|па́лочка для еды́ f
Spanish: palillo m
Thai: THchar|ตะเกียบ (dtàgìap)
Vietnamese: đũa, đũa cả italbrac|for serving rice from a pot

See also
w:chopstick|Wikipedia article on chopsticks

Category:Cutlery

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