scrib-, script-, -scribe, -scription, -scriptive +
(Latin: write, record)
Writing has not always been available to the "common person". It was restricted only to the few who were educated especially for that purpose either as scribes or monks who dedicated their lives to this vocation. You can learn more about the ancient Egyptian scribes in this unit.
2. To annex or to add in writing; to subscribe.
3. To refer to a supposed cause, source, or author; assign (transfer to someone else in writing); attribute (naturally belonging to a thing or person).
2. The social status derived from the circumstances into which someone is born.
3. The act of imputing or affirming to belong.
2. Merely ascribed or attributed to
2. To mark out or lay down the limits of; to enclose within limits, limit, bound, confine (usually figuratively); especially, to confine within narrow limits, to restrict the free or extended action of, to hem in, to restrain, to abridge.
2. Enclosed or encompassed.
2. An inscription around a coin, medal, etc.
2. Showing or determining a boundary.