Translation of chopstick in Spanish:


palillo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈtʃɑpˌstɪk/ /ˈtʃɒpstɪk/

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    (para comer comida oriental) palillo masculine
    • There are metal forks and spoons, melamine Chinese spoons and plastic chopsticks.
    • Japanese chopsticks are too thin and Chinese chopsticks are hardly shaped at all.
    • Also, never tap the bowls on the table with chopsticks as many Chinese believe only beggars do this.
    • Only at funerals are chopsticks stuck into the rice that is put onto the altar.
    • Once there, they had to pick up four jellybeans out of a bowl and put them on a plate using only a tricky pair of chopsticks.
    • Her dark tresses were twisted into an oddly shaped bun with two chopsticks sticking from them.
    • Men also wear pouches on the right side of their belts to hold a small knife and a pair of chopsticks.
    • There are also new, shrink wrapped Japanese chopsticks to take back to the table.
    • All the tables were pre-set with linen napkins, bowls, china spoons and chopsticks on a green cloth.
    • Naturally, she doesn't know how to use chopsticks, since she doesn't eat Chinese food.
    • Therefore, chopsticks are also looked upon as the quintessence of Japanese culture.
    • Roll up with a fork or chopsticks, and place on the frissé salad.
    • These are used to create goods such as bowls, cutlery, chopsticks and even wine cups.
    • Then the bowl is thrust at me with battered wooden chopsticks and a porcelain spoon.
    • At first, fumbling with chopsticks, he found it hard to grasp the food.
    • It's like trying to build a house using only chopsticks and a hammer.
    • In the Chinese way, we both helped ourselves to each of the dishes, breaking open new, clean chopsticks from a supply on each table.
    • As for the carvings, I bought some rather lovely chopsticks made from wild betel nut palm and a dolphin carved from the nut of the sago palm.
    • Unique china and cherrywood chopsticks are placed on elegant silver holders to make the food look more appealing.
    • Dishes are served on a revolving plate in the centre of the table, and food is deftly picked up with chopsticks as it comes by.