gume

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin acūmen (sharpened point), from acus (a needle, a pin), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ- (sharp).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gume m (plural gumes)

  1. edge (thin cutting side of the blade of an instrument)

References[edit]

  • gume” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • gume” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • gume” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin acūmen (sharpened point), from acus (a needle, a pin), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ- (sharp).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gume m (plural gumes)

  1. edge (thin cutting side of a blade)
    Synonyms: corte, fio, releixo
  2. acumen; acuteness (preciseness of perception)
    Synonyms: acume, agudeza, perspicácia

See also[edit]