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 (ĭn′sĭ-pĭt′, ĭng′kĭ-)
The opening words of a text, especially when used in place of a title to identify an otherwise untitled work.

[From Latin, third person sing. present tense of incipere, to begin; see inception.]


(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) here begins: used as an introductory word at the beginning of some medieval manuscripts


(ˈɪn sɪ pɪt; Lat. ˈɪŋ kɪ pɪt)

the introductory words or opening phrase of a text or an opening phrase in liturgical music.
[1895–1900; < Latin: (here) begins, 3rd singular present indic. of incipere]
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The information given in this field includes the URL provided by RISM's Permalink in subfield u, the title copied from the 245 into subfield z, and the RISM incipit number from subfield u in the 031 field to subfield w in the 856 following (ISIL DE-633).
Given similar phraseology, no one would doubt that this prayer, known by its incipit EN anaku ili mind epus, "Incantation: my god, what I have done?
He covers enter the Son of David: Matthew's incipit and genealogy, assuming the throne: establishing Jesus as the Son of David, Jesus as the healing Son of David, the Son of David's humility and authority in Matthew, David's betrayal and the betrayal of Jesus, and David's passion in the Psalms and the passion of the Son of David.
Entre un sorbo y el otro hojeaba un libro que habia comprado en una libreria el primer dia de mi llegada a Buenos Aires; se trataba de Ficciones, y distraidamente revisaba los incipit de los varios cuentos; luego el cansancio se impuso y me deje caer en una agradable duermevela.
The accompanying text is badly mangled; the initial itself is a wrong one, and the incipit that follows is a mess.
As for the mother, we learn in the incipit that "Mama's still alive today" (a play on Camus's famous "Maman died today").
Emerging designer Tommaso Caldera reimagines vintage and industrial forms in his new Tull lighting collection for Incipit.
while Bouvard and Pecuchet, for its part, would seem incontestably to have an incipit at its disposal, and yet to lack, explicitly, its explicit.
Some of the arrangements depict the manuscript's incipit lettering while others more modern interpretations of the chronicles.
Abstract: The incipit of the novel El dia senalado starts with a cross and two crucial dates in the life of the author and in the Colombian political history of the 19th century: 1936 and 1960.
Bands like Purple Fusion, UDX, Incipit, Alo Wanth, Clueless Attention, Blue Print and Tsatila Anar enthralled the audience in Dimapur with their brand of music.
Dai a importancia dos paratextos, que orientam a leitura, e dos incipit, que informam o tipo de narrativa, o modo como deve ser lida e algo de seu conteudo.