limosna

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish almosna, from Vulgar Latin *alemosyna, from Late Latin eleēmosyna ‎(alms) (compare French aumône, Italian elemosina, Portuguese esmola), from Ancient Greek ἐλεημοσύνη ‎(eleēmosúnē, pity, mercy), from ἐλεήμων ‎(eleḗmōn, pitiful, merciful).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

limosna f ‎(plural limosnas)

  1. alms
  2. charity; charitable donation

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