limón

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See also: limon and Limon

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since 1457 (limõ (lemon tree)). From Andalusian Arabic, from Arabic لَيْمُون(laymūn), from Persian لیمو(līmū), لیمون(līmūn), from Sanskrit निम्बू (nimbū).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

limón m (plural limóns)

  1. lemon
  2. (dated) lemon tree

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • limõ” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • limõ” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • limón” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • limón” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • limón” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Andalusian Arabic, from Arabic لَيْمُون(laymūn), from Persian لیمو(līmū), لیمون(līmūn), from Sanskrit निम्बू (nimbū).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /liˈmon/, [liˈmõn]
  • Hyphenation: li‧món
  • Rhymes: -on

Noun[edit]

limón m (plural limones)

  1. lemon (fruit)
    Synonym: citrón
  2. (Mexico, various dialects) lime (fruit)

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Jakaltek: lemniẍ
  • Tetelcingo Nahuatl: alemu

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