incise

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See also: incisé

English[edit]

Incised votive plaque, Nippur

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French inciser.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈsaɪz/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪz

Verb[edit]

incise (third-person singular simple present incises, present participle incising, simple past and past participle incised)

  1. (transitive) To cut in or into with a sharp instrument; to carve; to engrave.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2022), “incise”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

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Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Ellipsis of proposition incise.

Noun[edit]

incise f (plural incises)

  1. (grammar) a part of a sentence, set between em dashes

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

incise

  1. inflection of inciser:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

incise

  1. third-person singular past historic of incidere

Etymology 2[edit]

Participle[edit]

incise f pl

  1. feminine plural of inciso

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

incīse

  1. vocative masculine singular of incīsus

References[edit]

  • incise”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • incise”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • incise in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

incise

  1. inflection of incisar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative