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"The children play with the pens in the kitchen."

Translation:Die Kinder spielen mit den Stiften in der Küche.

March 23, 2013



Is 'pens' 'Stiften'? I thought it was Kuli or Kugelschreiber. 'Stift' is more like 'Marker', right?

[deactivated user]

    No, a "Stift" can be any sort of pen. "Kugelschreiber"/"Kuli" means "biro" or "ballpoint pen". The German for "marker" is the same as the English.


    OK, but why can't Kugelschreiber be acceptable?

    [deactivated user]

      We don't know what kind of pens they are.

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