limen

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Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

limen

  1. third-person plural present subjunctive of limar

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

līmen n (genitive līminis); third declension

  1. threshold, doorstep, sill (bottom-most part of a doorway)
  2. lintel
  3. threshold, entrance, doorway, approach; door
  4. house, home, abode, dwelling
  5. beginning, commencement
  6. end, termination

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative līmen līmina
genitive līminis līminum
dative līminī līminibus
accusative līmen līmina
ablative līmine līminibus
vocative līmen līmina

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lǐmen/
  • Hyphenation: li‧men

Adjective[edit]

lìmen (definite lìmenī, Cyrillic spelling лѝмен)

  1. made of tin or sheet metal; tin-

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin līmen.

Noun[edit]

limen m (plural límenes)

  1. (poetic) threshold, doorstep
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See limar

Verb[edit]

limen

  1. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present subjunctive form of limar.
  2. Second-person plural (ustedes) imperative form of limar.
  3. (used formally in Spain) Second-person plural present subjunctive form of limar.