See also: abismó

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin abyssus (a bottomless gulf), from Ancient Greek ἄβυσσος (ábussos, bottomless). Compare Spanish abismo, English abyss, Italian abisso, Irish aibhéis, French abîme.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): [aˈbismo]
  • Rhymes: -ismo
  • Hyphenation: a‧bis‧mo

NounEdit

abismo (accusative singular abismon, plural abismoj, accusative plural abismojn)

  1. (geography) abyss
  2. (figuratively) oblivion
  3. (figuratively) gulf, irreconcilable difference
    Inter niaj opinioj estas abismo.
    There is a vast gulf between our opinions.

Old SpanishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin *abyssimus, from Latin abyssus (bottomless gulf), from Ancient Greek ἄβυσσος (ábussos, bottomless).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abismo m (plural abismos)

  1. abyss, the deep
    • c. 1200, Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 37r.
      Qvando entro noe en el archa auẏe. dc. annos e fue el diluuio de las aguas abrieron ſe todas las fótanas del abiſmo ¬ fueron abiertas las fẏnieſtras de los cielos e plouio ſobre la tŕa. xL. dias ¬. xL. noches.
      When Noah entered the ark he was six hundred years old. And the deluge of the waters took place. All the fountains of the deep were opened and so too the windows of the heavens. And it rained upon the earth forty days and forty nights.

DescendantsEdit

  • Spanish: abismo

PortugueseEdit

 
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin *abyssimus, from Latin abyssus (a bottomless gulf), from Ancient Greek ἄβυσσος (ábussos, bottomless), ἀ- (a-, not) + βυσσός (bussós, depth). Displaced Old Portuguese avisso.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • IPA(key): (Brazil including São Paulo) /aˈbiz.mu/, [aˈbiz.mu]
    • IPA(key): (Rio) /aˈbiʒ.mu/, [aˈbiʒ.mu]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ɐˈbiʒ.mu/, [ɐˈβiʒ.mu]

NounEdit

abismo m (plural abismos)

  1. abyss (a bottomless or unfathomed depth)
    Synonyms: precipício, despenhadeiro

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:abismo.

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • abismo” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish abismo, from Semi-learned borrowing from Late Latin *abyssimus (whence also French abîme, Portuguese abismo, English abysm), alteration of Latin abyssus, from Ancient Greek ἄβυσσος (ábussos, bottomless).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aˈbismo/, [aˈβ̞iz.mo]
  • (file)

NounEdit

abismo m (plural abismos)

  1. abyss (a bottomless or unfathomed depth)
    Synonyms: precipicio, sima

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit