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Definition of "attested" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of attest. (verb)
  • Proven; shown to be true with evidence (adjective)
  • Supported with testimony (adjective)
  • Certified as good, correct, or pure (adjective)
  • Of words or languages, proven to have existed by records. (adjective)

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Use "attested" in a sentence
  • "One particular word, slicaχem, at the end of line 4 can be a headache for us decrypters because it's an unnerving hapax ie. a word attested only once in all known texts of a language."
  • "Likewise, in almost all uses of the word attested, Etruscan Rasna is declined **as a noun** and is **not** behaving as an adjective which remains undeclined according to known Etruscan grammar."
  • "This analysis is more optimal since if we think of this as a game of cards, two attested words and a dis legomenon i.e. a word attested only twice beats two hapaxes any day."