graver

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See also: Graver and gräver

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English gravere, gravoure, gravor, from Old English græfere, grafere (graver; engraver; sculptor), equivalent to grave (to engrave) +‎ -er. Cognate with Dutch graveur, German Graveur, Danish gravør, Swedish gravör, Icelandic grafari.

Noun[edit]

graver (plural gravers)

  1. a burin
  2. a carver, sculptor, or engraver
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From grave +‎ -er.

Adjective[edit]

graver

  1. comparative form of grave: more grave

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

graver c (singular definite graveren, plural indefinite gravere)

  1. gravedigger

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

graver

  1. imperative of gravere

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch grāvere. Equivalent to graven +‎ -er.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣraː.vər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: gra‧ver
  • Rhymes: -aːvər

Noun[edit]

graver m (plural gravers, diminutive gravertje n, feminine graafster)

  1. A digger, someone who digs.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Frankish *graban, from Proto-Germanic *grabaną. Akin to English grave (pit for burial).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

graver

  1. to engrave
  2. to carve (wood)
  3. to burn (data, onto a CD)

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

graver

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of gravō

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From grave +‎ -er

Noun[edit]

graver m (definite singular graveren, indefinite plural gravere, definite plural graverne)

  1. a digger, gravedigger
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

graver m or f

  1. indefinite plural of grav

Etymology 3[edit]

graver m

  1. indefinite plural of grave

Etymology 4[edit]

Verb[edit]

graver

  1. present tense of grave
  2. imperative of gravere

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

graver f

  1. indefinite plural of grav