graver

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See also: Graver and gräver

English[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
    • Tomlinson
      The graver, in ploughing furrows in the surface of the copper, raises corresponding ridges or burrs.
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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

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Verb[edit]

graver

  1. imperative of gravere

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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]

Noun[edit]

graver m, f

  1. indefinite plural of grav

Verb[edit]

graver

  1. present tense of grave

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

graver f

  1. indefinite plural of grav