figurine vs statuette what difference

what is difference between figurine and statuette

English

Etymology

Borrowed from French figurine.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /fɪɡ(j)əˈɹin/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /fɪɡəˈɹin/

Noun

figurine (plural figurines)

  1. A small carved or molded figure; a statuette.

Translations

Further reading

  • figurine on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fi.ɡy.ʁin/

Noun

figurine f (plural figurines)

  1. figurine
  2. (games) miniature

Italian

Noun

figurine f

  1. plural of figurina

Romanian

Noun

figurine f pl

  1. plural of figurină


English

Etymology

Borrowed from French statuette, from statue +‎ -ette.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛt

Noun

statuette (plural statuettes)

  1. A small statue, usually a figure much less than life size, especially when of marble or bronze, or of plaster or clay as a preparation for the marble or bronze, as distinguished from a figure in terra cotta etc.

Translations

See also

  • figurine

French

Etymology

statue +‎ -ette

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sta.tɥɛt/

Noun

statuette f (plural statuettes)

  1. statuette

Italian

Noun

statuette f

  1. plural of statuetta

Please follow and like us:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Social Share Buttons and Icons powered by Ultimatelysocial