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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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NounEdit

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.
    • 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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AdjectiveEdit

patina (not comparable)

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

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DutchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pa‧ti‧na

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.

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  • 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

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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