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
    • (Can we date this quote by Tomlinson and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      The graver, in ploughing furrows in the surface of the copper, raises corresponding ridges or burrs.
    • (Can we date this quote by James Barry and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      [] the parts within the contorno are drawn by the incisions of the graver []
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

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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]

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]

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