limes

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin limes.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

limes (plural limites)

  1. A boundary.
    • 2011, Norman Davies, Vanished Kingdoms, Penguin 2012, p. 92:
      Their presence in the late fourth century on the River Main (immediately to the east of the Roman limes) is documented in Roman sources, as are their wars with the Alemanni.

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected forms.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

limes

  1. plural form of lime

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

limes c

  1. genitive singular indefinite of lime
  2. plural indefinite of lime
  3. genitive plural indefinite of lime

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

limes

  1. (mathematics) limit, used mainly to read out formulas.
    \lim_{x \to c} reads: limes x lähenee c:tä.

Declension[edit]

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

limes f pl

  1. plural form of lime

Galician[edit]

Verb[edit]

limes

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive of limar

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From līmus (askew).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

līmes m (genitive līmitis); third declension

  1. limit, border, path.
Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative līmes līmitēs
genitive līmitis līmitum
dative līmitī līmitibus
accusative līmitem līmitēs
ablative līmite līmitibus
vocative līmes līmitēs
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflection of līmō (sharpen, file).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

līmēs

  1. second-person singular present active subjunctive of līmō

Etymology 3[edit]

Inflection of līmō (besmirch).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

līmēs

  1. second-person singular present active subjunctive of līmō

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

limes

  1. Informal second-person singular () negative imperative form of limar.
  2. Informal second-person singular () present subjunctive form of limar.