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e·pig·ra·phy

 (ĭ-pĭg′rə-fē)
n.
1. Inscriptions considered as a group.
2.
a. The study of inscriptions.
b. Decipherment, especially of ancient inscriptions.

e·pig′ra·pher, e·pig′ra·phist n.

epigraphy

(ɪˈpɪɡrəfɪ)
n
1. (Archaeology) the study of ancient inscriptions
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) epigraphs collectively
eˈpigraphist, eˈpigrapher n

e•pig•ra•phy

(ɪˈpɪg rə fi)

n.
1. the study of epigraphs or inscriptions, esp. ancient inscriptions.
2. inscriptions collectively.
[1850–55]
e•pig′ra•phist, e•pig′ra•pher, n.

epigraphy

the deciphering and interpreting of ancient inscriptions. — epigraphist, epigrapher, n.epigraphic, epigraphical, adj.
See also: Antiquity

epigraphy

The study of ancient inscriptions.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.epigraphy - the study of ancient inscriptions
paleography - the study of ancient forms of writing (and the deciphering of them)
Translations

epigraphy

[ɪˈpɪgrəfɪ] Nepigrafía f
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