ETYM Greek from epigraphein to write upon, epi upon + graphein to write. Related to Epigram.
1. A quotation at the beginning of some piece of writing.
2. An engraved inscription.
3. Inscription; quotation at beginning of work or chapter.
ETYM Italian motto a word, a saying, Latin muttum a mutter, a grunt, cf. muttire, mutire, to mutter, mumble; prob. of imitative origin. Related to Mot a word.
A favorite saying of a sect or political group; SYN. slogan, catchword, shibboleth.
1. A brief sentiment, motto, or legend
2. Bouquet, nosegay; flower
A word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations; SYN. expression, locution.
ETYM Gael. sluagh-ghairm, i.e., an army cry; sluagh army + gairm a call, calling.
1. A phrase associated with a political cause or movement.
2. Any rallying cry.
3. Catchphrase of a type commonly used in advertising and politics. A slogan needs to be short and memorable. Wordplay and puns are often used in slogans (“Gotta lotta bottle”, “Go to work on an egg”).
Monnaie. Devises faibles.
currency je nebrojiva imenica
ETYM Cf. Late Lat. currentia a current, from Latin currens, p. pr. of currere to run. Related to Current.
1. A current state of general acceptance and use; SYN. vogue.
2. General acceptance or use.
3. The metal or paper medium of exchange that is presently used.
The type of money in use in a country; for example, the US dollar, the Australian dollar, the UK pound sterling, the German Deutschmark, and the Japanese yen.