engraved vs graven what difference

what is difference between engraved and graven

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɪnˈɡɹeɪvd/
  • Hyphenation: en‧graved

Verb

engraved

  1. simple past tense and past participle of engrave

Adjective

engraved (not comparable)

  1. made by engraving
  2. decorated with engravings

Translations

Anagrams

  • gravened


English

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪvən

Etymology 1

From Middle English graven, igraven, from Old English grafen, ġegrafen, from Proto-Germanic *grabanaz, past participle of Proto-Germanic *grabaną (to dig, trench).

Verb

graven

  1. past participle of grave

Adjective

graven (not comparable)

  1. carved, engraved
    • Old Testament (Exodus 20:4 KJV)
      Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image.
  2. Something fashioned by man, or something man-made. Anything made by man’s hands.
  3. Something that is not alive, but made dead, from the grave.

Translations

Etymology 2

From graven (adjective) above.

Verb

graven (third-person singular simple present gravens, present participle gravening, simple past and past participle gravened)

  1. (transitive, archaic) To make graven or engraved

Etymology 3

From grave (adjective) +‎ -en.

Verb

graven (third-person singular simple present gravens, present participle gravening, simple past and past participle gravened)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To make or become grave (serious or sombre)

Catalan

Verb

graven

  1. third-person plural present indicative form of gravar

Danish

Noun

graven c

  1. definite singular of grav

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣraːvə(n)/
  • Hyphenation: gra‧ven
  • Rhymes: -aːvən

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch grāven, from Old Dutch gravan, from Proto-West Germanic *graban, from Proto-Germanic *grabaną.

Verb

graven

  1. (transitive or intransitive) To dig physically.
  2. To search for information.
Inflection
Synonyms
  • delven
  • spitten
Derived terms
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: graaf
  • Jersey Dutch: xrâve
  • Negerhollands: graav, graev
Related terms
  • graf

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun

graven

  1. Plural form of graf

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun

graven

  1. Plural form of graaf

Anagrams

  • vragen

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch gravan

Verb

grāven

  1. To dig.
  2. To bury.

Inflection

Descendants

  • Dutch: graven
  • Limburgish: grave

Further reading

  • “graven”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “graven (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page I

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

  • grava

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡrɑːʋn̩/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːʋn̩
  • Hyphenation: grav‧en

Noun

graven m or f

  1. definite masculine singular of grav

Noun

graven m

  1. definite singular of grave

Spanish

Verb

graven

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) imperative form of gravar.
  2. Second-person plural (ustedes) present subjunctive form of gravar.
  3. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present subjunctive form of gravar.

Swedish

Noun

graven

  1. definite singular of grav

Anagrams

  • vargen

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