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chinese ink

Chi·nese ink
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chahy-neez, -nees ingk]
    • /tʃaɪˈniz, -ˈnis ɪŋk/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [chahy-neez, -nees ingk]
    • /tʃaɪˈniz, -ˈnis ɪŋk/

Definitions of chinese ink words

  • noun chinese ink a black pigment consisting of lampblack mixed with glue or size. 1
  • noun chinese ink a liquid ink from this. 1

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Origin of chinese ink

First appearance:

before 1655
One of the 46% oldest English words
First recorded in 1655-65

Historical Comparancy

Parts of speech for Chinese ink

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

chinese ink popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 32% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 63% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

chinese ink usage trend in Literature

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