For term searches and specialty glossaries, please try the new GBK glossaries
13:45 Jul 20, 2009
English to Bosnian translations [PRO]
Art/Literary - Art, Arts & Crafts, Painting
English term or phrase: engraving
Definition from About.com: painting:
An illustration made by cutting lines into a surface (usually wood or metal), inking the surface, and then printing it. Also the process of creating such an illustration.

Example sentence(s):
  • In order to create quality detailed engravings, the engraver is required to accurately execute many cuts or lines in the metal that vary in length, width, and depth. Engraving School
  • Copper plate and wood engraving played an important role in the production of art prints and was commonly used throughout literature for the purpose of pictorial representations in the print industry. Adone Galleries
  • Artist Ron Adams, who says he is attracted to engraving because of its graphic, black-and-white quality and its close relationship to drafting, uses engraving to create meticulously detailed human figures. Collector's Guide
Glossary-building KudoZ

This question was created by:

This question will remain open until an answer receives the required level of agreement from peers. Submission is still possible.

Summary of translations provided
4gravura, gravira, bakrorez


Translations offered

23 days   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5
gravura, gravira, bakrorez

Definition from Wikipedia:
Bakrorez ili gravura je grafička tehnika u kojoj se u bakrenu ploču oštrim udubljivačem urezuje crtež, čija se udubljenja, potom, ispunjavaju bojom

Example sentence(s):
  • Prije otkrića fotografije, graviranje se koristilo za reprodukciju ostalih umjetničkih oblika, primjerice slika. Gravure su nastavile biti uobičajene u izradi novina i mnogih knjiga u ranom 20. stoljeću pošto su bile jefitinije za korištenje u tisku od fotografskih slika. Graviranje se također oduvijek koristilo kao metoda originalne artističke ekspresije. - Wikipedia  
Local time: 16:38
Native speaker of: Native in BosnianBosnian, Native in Serbo-CroatSerbo-Croat
Login to enter a peer comment (or grade)

Login or register (free and only takes a few minutes) to participate in this question.

You will also have access to many other tools and opportunities designed for those who have language-related jobs (or are passionate about them). Participation is free and the site has a strict confidentiality policy.

KudoZ™ translation help

The KudoZ network provides a framework for translators and others to assist each other with translations or explanations of terms and short phrases.

See also:

Your current localization setting


Select a language

Term search
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search