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patina

See also: Patina, patína, and pátina

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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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patina (countable and uncountable, plural patinas)

  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.
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Alison Winter to this entry?)
      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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AdjectiveEdit

patina (not comparable)

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

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DutchEdit

Hyphenation: pa‧ti‧na

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

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.

Derived termsEdit

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

FinnishEdit

NounEdit

patina

  1. patina (color or incrustation)

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patina

  1. third-person singular past historic of patiner

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

patina f (plural patine)

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

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patina

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

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

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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VerbEdit

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.

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VerbEdit

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