Posts Tagged ‘Pronunciation’

Words of the Day: Apse & Donjon

October 21, 2012 Leave a comment

Pronunciation: \ˈaps\
Function: noun
Etymology: Medieval Latin & Latin; Medieval Latin apsis, from Latin Date: 1822
2 : a projecting part of a building (as a church) that is usually semicircular in plan and vaulted
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Word of the day – gault

September 7, 2012 Leave a comment

Pronunciation: \ˈgȯlt\
Function: noun
Etymology: perhaps of Scandinavian origin; Read more…

Suffuse – Today’s $10 Word

August 2, 2012 Leave a comment

Main Entry: suf·fuse
Pronunciation: \sə-ˈfyüz\
Function: transitive verb

: to spread over or through in the manner of fluid or light : flush, fill