[Chinese buhn-jee] /Chinese ˈbʌnˈdʒi/
a variant transliteration of the Chinese name for Benxi
[pen-nahyf] /ˈpɛnˌnaɪf/ noun, plural penknives. 1. a small pocketknife, formerly one used for making and sharpening quill . /ˈpɛnˌnaɪf/ noun (pl) -knives 1. a small knife with one or more blades that fold into the handle; pocketknife n. early 15c., from pen (n.1) + knife (n.). So called because such small knives were used to […]
[pen-lahyt] /ˈpɛnˌlaɪt/ noun 1. a flashlight similar in size and shape to a .
[pen-muh n] /ˈpɛn mən/ noun, plural penmen. 1. a person who writes or copies; scribe; copyist. 2. an expert in . 3. a writer or author. /ˈpɛnmən/ noun (pl) -men 1. a person skilled in handwriting 2. a person who writes by hand in a specified way: a bad penman 3. an author n. 1610s, […]
[pen-muh n-ship] /ˈpɛn mənˌʃɪp/ noun 1. the art of handwriting; the use of the pen in writing. 2. a person’s style or manner of handwriting: clear penmanship; poor penmanship. /ˈpɛnmənʃɪp/ noun 1. style or technique of writing by hand Also called calligraphy n. 1690s, from obsolete penman “copyist, clerk, scrivener” + -ship.