Difference between revisions of "Attribute"

From Nordan Symposia
Jump to navigationJump to search
(Created page with 'File:lighterstill.jpgright|frame ==Etymology== [http://nordan.daynal.org/wiki/index.php?title=English#ca._1100-1500_.09THE_MIDDLE_ENGLISH_PERIOD ...')
 
m (Text replacement - "http://" to "https://")
 
(3 intermediate revisions by 2 users not shown)
Line 1: Line 1:
[[File:lighterstill.jpg]][[File:Attributestack.jpg|right|frame]]
+
[[File:lighterstill.jpg]][[File:AttributesofArts.jpg|right|frame]]
  
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
[http://nordan.daynal.org/wiki/index.php?title=English#ca._1100-1500_.09THE_MIDDLE_ENGLISH_PERIOD Middle English]], from [[Latin]] attributus, past participle of attribuere to attribute, from ad- + tribuere to bestow — more at tribute
+
[https://nordan.daynal.org/wiki/index.php?title=English#ca._1100-1500_.09THE_MIDDLE_ENGLISH_PERIOD Middle English]], from [[Latin]] attributus, past participle of attribuere to attribute, from ad- + tribuere to bestow — more at tribute
*Date: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/14th_century 14th century]
+
*Date: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/14th_century 14th century]
  
1 : an inherent characteristic; also : an accidental [[quality]]
+
*1 : an inherent characteristic; also : an accidental [[quality]]
2 : an object closely associated with or belonging to a specific [[person]], [[thing]], or office <a scepter is the attribute of [[power]]>; especially : such an object used for identification in [[painting]] or [[sculpture]]
+
*2 : an object closely associated with or belonging to a specific [[person]], [[thing]], or office <a scepter is the attribute of [[power]]>; especially : such an object used for identification in [[painting]] or [[sculpture]]
3 : a [[word]] ascribing a [[quality]]
+
*3 : a [[word]] ascribing a [[quality]]
  
 
[[Category: General Reference]]
 
[[Category: General Reference]]

Latest revision as of 22:43, 12 December 2020

Lighterstill.jpg

AttributesofArts.jpg

Etymology

Middle English], from Latin attributus, past participle of attribuere to attribute, from ad- + tribuere to bestow — more at tribute

  • 1 : an inherent characteristic; also : an accidental quality
  • 2 : an object closely associated with or belonging to a specific person, thing, or office <a scepter is the attribute of power>; especially : such an object used for identification in painting or sculpture
  • 3 : a word ascribing a quality