Example sentences for: inscriptions

How can you use “inscriptions” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The 120 inscriptions here amount to a compendium of ancient Chinese illnesses and treatments.

  • The inscriptions state how “he of gentle visage and beloved of the gods,” as he described himself, was filled with remorse and converted to the non-violent teachings of Buddha.

  • Even the remnants we have from early languages that had a writing system are relatively sparse: Classical Latin and Greek, Hebrew, and a few other languages are better documented than others; but for most all we have to go on are a handful of tablets here, a few inscriptions there, barely enough in many cases to allow us to identify the language, let alone draw any conclusions regarding its structure or meaning.

  • The delightful Piazza Bellini includes the 12th-century church of San Cataldo with its three little red domes and Arabic inscriptions.

  • A Renaissance portal, a distinguished later addition, opens onto spacious courtyards where horseshoe arches, Arabic inscriptions, and distinctive tile ornaments indicate the Moorish origins of this grand building.


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