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Spanish Word of the Day: Portalápices

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Material de oficina I

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 9/29/2010
Word: Portalápices
(por-ta-LÁ-pi-ces), sustantivo masculino.
English: Pencil holder
Etymology: De portar y lápiz
Meaning: Estuche o tubo de metal para resguardar la punta afilada de los lápices.
Topic:Material de oficina I

(...)Acariciaba el portalápices o se hamacaba en los claroscuros, rasgando las hojas, animándolo a intercalar la fábula del Espectro de la Nieve o un haikú (…)