Does "pencil" not mean "blyertspenna" ?
Yes, but we usually call both penna in Swedish. (To distinguish, we can say en blyertspenna or en bläckpenna.)
Does "penna" also mean "feather"?
Nope, "feather " is "fjäder":
en fjäder - flera fjädrar
Actually, in the anatomical sense, a penna is what's called a pennaceous feather in English. We mostly use it as a suffix in Swedish, though - vingpenna, armpenna, stjärtpenna, and so on. :)
In Spanish, we call "pluma" to a feather, a quill, and also a fountain pen. How do you say in Swedish a fountain pen and a quill?? Fontän? Gåspenna?
Really? Thank you, devalanteriel. And 'calamo' is reed?
Hmm, good question. I guess I'd go with rörpenna for that one, but it's hardly a common Swedish word - nor a common Swedish pen. :)
Wow, German doesn't help here at all, especially when you're listening.