painting **** paint·ing n

painting **** paint·ing n
['peɪntɪŋ]
(Art: picture) dipinto, quadro, (activity) pittura, (decorating: of doors etc) verniciatura, (of walls) imbiancatura

a painting by Picasso — un quadro di Picasso

my hobby is painting — il mio hobby è la pittura


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