ribalta

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.

Noun[edit]

ribalta f (plural ribalte)

  1. (furniture) leaf, flap
  2. (theater) apron, forestage
  3. (figuratively) limelight, fore

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Verb[edit]

ribalta

  1. third-person singular present indicative of ribaltare
  2. second-person singular imperative of ribaltare

Anagrams[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian ribalta (forestage).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ri‧bal‧ta

Noun[edit]

ribalta f (plural ribaltas)

  1. (theater) stage; forestage
  2. (figuratively) limelight
    • 2011, André Freire, O Poder Presidencial em Portugal, Leya ISBN 9789722046206, page 19
      Ainda que com escassos poderes formais, os presidentes foram arrastados para a ribalta política, devido à instabilidade política, quase desde a aprovação da Constituição. O primeiro Presidente da República, Manuel de Arriaga, é disso ...