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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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.

NounEdit

graver (plural gravers)

  1. a burin
  2. a carver, sculptor, or engraver
    • Tomlinson
      The graver, in ploughing furrows in the surface of the copper, raises corresponding ridges or burrs.
    • James Barry
      [] the parts within the contorno are drawn by the incisions of the graver []
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Etymology 2Edit

From grave +‎ -er.

AdjectiveEdit

graver

  1. comparative form of grave: more grave

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

graver c (singular definite graveren, plural indefinite gravere)

  1. gravedigger

DeclensionEdit

VerbEdit

graver

  1. imperative of gravere

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡʁa.ve/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

graver

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

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LatinEdit

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From grave +‎ -er

NounEdit

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

  1. a digger, gravedigger
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

graver m or f

  1. indefinite plural of grav

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

graver

  1. present tense of grave
  2. imperative of gravere

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

graver f

  1. indefinite plural of grav