patina

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See also: Patina, patína, and pátina

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French patine ‎(patina), from Latin patina ‎(dish, pan), from Ancient Greek πατάν ‎(patán), from Proto-Indo-European *pet-ano-, from *pete ‎(to spread out), same source as πέταλον ‎(pétalon, leaf).

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Noun[edit]

patina ‎(countable and uncountable, plural patinas or patinae)

  1. (originally) A paten, flat type of dish
  2. The color or incrustation which age and wear give to (mainly metallic) objects; especially, the green rust which covers works of art such as ancient bronzes, coins and medals.
  3. A green colour, tinted with grey, like that of bronze patina.
    patina colour:    
  4. (figuratively) A gloss or superficial layer.
    • 2012, Alison Winter, Memory: Fragments of a Modern History
      It demonstrates how scientific authority could be constructed on the fly, as it were, by someone with no connections and no psychological credentials who offered a technique that had the patina of modern science []

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  • (color or incrustation which age and wear give to objects): verdigris

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Adjective[edit]

patina ‎(not comparable)

  1. Of a green colour, tinted with grey, like that of bronze patina.

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Italian patina, itself from Latin patina 'dish, pan'

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ti‧na

Noun[edit]

patina n ‎(uncountable)

  1. The color or incrustation which age gives to works of art; especially, the green oxidation which covers aging coppers, bronzes, coins and medals.

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  • patineren, to apply this color or a similar 'aged' effect

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

patina

  1. patina (color or incrustation)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of patina (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative patina patinat
genitive patinan patinoiden
patinoitten
partitive patinaa patinoita
illative patinaan patinoihin
singular plural
nominative patina patinat
accusative nom.? patina patinat
gen. patinan
genitive patinan patinoiden
patinoitten
patinainrare
partitive patinaa patinoita
inessive patinassa patinoissa
elative patinasta patinoista
illative patinaan patinoihin
adessive patinalla patinoilla
ablative patinalta patinoilta
allative patinalle patinoille
essive patinana patinoina
translative patinaksi patinoiksi
instructive patinoin
abessive patinatta patinoitta
comitative patinoineen

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

patina

  1. third-person singular past historic of patiner

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

patina f ‎(plural patine)

  1. A patina (of age)
  2. A coat, film, glaze, size, patina

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Verb[edit]

patina

  1. third-person singular present indicative of patinare
  2. second-person singular imperative of patinare

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Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

patina

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of patinar
  2. second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of patinar

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian patina, from Latin patina ‎(dish, pan).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pâtina/
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ti‧na

Noun[edit]

pȁtina f (Cyrillic spelling па̏тина)

  1. patina (color or incrustation)
  2. layer of sediments (usually on a facade or monuments)
  3. (regional) shoe polish
  4. a type of wine

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

patina

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of patinar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of patinar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of patinar.