noun see punctuate

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  • Punctuator — Punc tu*a tor, n. One who punctuates, as in writing; specifically, a punctator. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • punctuator — See punctuative. * * * …   Universalium

  • punctuator — punc·tu·a·tor …   English syllables

  • punctuator — d.ə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: punctuate + or : one that punctuates …   Useful english dictionary

  • punctuate — punctuator, n. /pungk chooh ayt /, v., punctuated, punctuating. v.t. 1. to mark or divide (something written) with punctuation marks in order to make the meaning clear. 2. to interrupt at intervals: Cheers punctuated the mayor s speech. 3. to… …   Universalium

  • HEBREW LANGUAGE — This entry is arranged according to the following scheme: pre biblical biblical the dead sea scrolls mishnaic medieval modern period A detailed table of contents precedes each section. PRE BIBLICAL nature of the evidence the sources phonology… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • JEKUTHIEL BEN JUDAH HA-KOHEN — (first half of the 13th century), Hebrew grammarian. He was known as YAHBI (Heb. יהב״י; the acronym of his Hebrew name, Yekuthiel Ha Kohen Ben Judah), by which he referred to himself. elijah levita refers to him as the Punctuator of Prague,… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • punctuate — verb ( ated; ating) Etymology: Medieval Latin punctuatus, past participle of punctuare to point, provide with punctuation marks, from Latin punctus point Date: circa 1766 transitive verb 1. to mark or divide (written matter) with punctuation… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Fable — TOCrightA fable is a succinct story, in prose or verse, that features animals, plants, inanimate objects, or forces of nature which are anthropomorphized (given human qualities), and that illustrates a moral lesson (a moral ), which may at the… …   Wikipedia

  • Berechiah ha-Nakdan — Berechiah ha Nakdan, (1200s CE) was a Jewish exegete, ethical writer, grammarian, and translator; his name means Berechiah the Punctuator (or grammarian) , indicating his possible profession. He is best known for his Hebrew work, Mishlei Shualim …   Wikipedia

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