epi-, 在上，在中。-graph, 写，见telegraph。
- epigraph (n.)
- 1620s, "inscription on a building, statue, etc.," from Greek epigraphe "an inscription," from epigraphein "to mark the surface, just pierce; write on, inscribe; to register; inscribe one's name, endorse," from epi "on" (see epi-) + graphein "to write" (see -graphy). Sense of "motto; short, pithy sentence at the head of a book or chapter" first recorded in English 1844. Related: Epigraphic; epigraphical.
- 1. Emerson's words might also serve as an epigraph for the pages that follow.
- 2. Every cut of ancient epigraph of this kind is precious.
- 3. Epigraph: Quotation in book preliminaries.
- 题词: 书籍引文内的语录.
- 4. As aspecial case , the viability of epigraph of a sub - differentiable function is discussed.
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