limiar

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Galician[edit]

Foulas (poema limiar) (Seafoam splashes - a foreword poem), by Manuel Antonio

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin līminaris, from līmen.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

limiar m (plural limiares)

  1. threshold, border, limit
  2. doorstep
    Synonyms: soarego, soleira
  3. foreword
    Synonyms: prefacio

References[edit]

  • lumiar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • limiar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. umbral.

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

limiar m (plural limiares)

  1. threshold, border, limit.

Adverb[edit]

limiar (not comparable)

  1. no limiar de: about to.