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  • on reading:
  • ヒツ
  • kun reading:
  • ふで
  • meaning(s):
  • writing brush, writing, painting brush, handwriting
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あくひつ poor handwriting
いっぴつ a few lines; stroke of pen
ひとふで a few lines; stroke of pen
ゆうひつ private secretary; amanuensis
うんぴつ brush strokes