Definition of 'inscription'
Example sentences containing 'inscription'
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Yet no royal tombs or public inscriptions have been found to give names to this anonymous elite. Times, Sunday Times (2013)I was ridiculously pleased when he wrote a flattering inscription in my copy of his book. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That's her gravestone inscription sorted. The Sun (2012)It features the king's coat of arms and inscriptions in Latin. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It bears the simple inscription: 'They had no choice. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The inscription on the stone, shown below, notes the political and constitutional importance of the case. America Past and Present (1995)
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Translations for 'inscription'
British English: inscription /ɪnˈskrɪpʃən/ NOUN
An inscription is a piece of writing carved into a surface, or written on a book or photograph.
...an inscription on a gravestone.
- American English: inscription
- Arabic: نَقْشٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: inscrição
- Chinese: 题字
- Croatian: natpis
- Czech: nápis
- Danish: inskription
- Dutch: inscriptie
- European Spanish: inscripción leyenda
- Finnish: kaiverrus
- French: inscription
- German: Inschrift
- Greek: επιγραφή
- Italian: iscrizione
- Japanese: 銘
- Korean: 새겨진 것
- Norwegian: inskripsjon
- Polish: inskrypcja
- European Portuguese: inscrição
- Romanian: inscripție
- Russian: надпись
- Spanish: inscripción
- Swedish: inskription
- Thai: ข้อความที่จารึก
- Turkish: kazılmış yazı
- Ukrainian: напис
- Vietnamese: câu chữ khắc
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