graver vs pointrel what difference

what is difference between graver and pointrel

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɹeɪ.və(ɹ)/

Etymology 1

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

graver (plural gravers)

  1. a burin
  2. a carver, sculptor, or engraver
    • 1852-1854, Charles Tomlinson, Cyclopaedia of Useful Arts and Manufactures
      The graver, in ploughing furrows in the surface of the copper, raises corresponding ridges or burrs.
    • a. 1798, James Barry, Observations on different works of art in France and Ital
      [] the parts within the contorno are drawn by the incisions of the graver []
Translations

Etymology 2

From grave +‎ -er.

Adjective

graver

  1. comparative form of grave: more grave

Anagrams

  • Garver

Danish

Noun

graver c (singular definite graveren, plural indefinite gravere)

  1. gravedigger

Declension

Verb

graver

  1. imperative of gravere

References

  • “graver” in Den Danske Ordbog

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch grāvere. Equivalent to graven +‎ -er.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɣraː.vər/
  • Hyphenation: gra‧ver
  • Rhymes: -aːvər

Noun

graver m (plural gravers, diminutive gravertje n, feminine graafster)

  1. A digger, someone who digs.

French

Etymology

From Old French, from Frankish *graban, from Proto-Germanic *grabaną. Akin to English grave (pit for burial).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡʁa.ve/

Verb

graver

  1. to engrave
  2. to carve (wood)
  3. to burn (data, onto a CD)

Conjugation

Derived terms

  • gravé dans le marbre
  • graveur

Further reading

  • “graver” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Latin

Verb

graver

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of gravō

Norwegian Bokmål

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡrɑːʋər/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːʋər
  • Hyphenation: grav‧er

Etymology 1

From grave +‎ -er

Noun

graver m (definite singular graveren, indefinite plural gravere, definite plural graverne)

  1. a digger, gravedigger
Derived terms
  • gullgraver

See also

  • gravar (Nynorsk)

Etymology 2

Noun

graver m or f

  1. indefinite plural of grav

Etymology 3

graver m

  1. indefinite plural of grave

Etymology 4

Verb

graver

  1. present tense of grave
  2. imperative of gravere

References

  • “graver” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “graver” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

graver f

  1. indefinite plural of grav


English

Noun

pointrel (plural pointrels)

  1. An engraving tool.
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Anagrams

  • Interpol, Ternopil, terpinol, topliner

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