adverb see uncial I

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  • uncially — un·cial·ly …   English syllables

  • uncially — adverb see uncial I …   Useful english dictionary

  • uncial — uncially, adv. /un shee euhl, sheuhl/, adj. 1. designating, written in, or pertaining to a form of majuscule writing having a curved or rounded shape and used chiefly in Greek and Latin manuscripts from about the 3rd to the 9th century A.D. n. 2 …   Universalium

  • uncial — I. adjective Etymology: Late Latin unciales (litterae) uncial (letters), from Latin, plural of uncialis weighing an ounce, from uncia twelfth part, ounce more at ounce Date: 1712 written in the style or size of uncials • uncially adverb II. noun… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • uncial — /ˈʌnsiəl / (say unseeuhl) adjective 1. designating, written in, or relating to ancient majuscule letters distinguished from capital majuscules by relatively great roundness, inclination, and inequality in height. 2. relating to an inch or an… …   Australian English dictionary

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