Example sentences for: inscriptions

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

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

  • Clad with gray Aswan granite, it is engraved with letters and graphic inscriptions of cultures and societies around the world.

  • The many inscriptions carved into the cave walls over the centuries are much admired by connoisseurs of calligraphy.

  • 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.

  • Stone rubbings of inscriptions from ancient temples, or of classical calligraphy on stone pillars, make popular (and portable) souvenirs.


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