legitime

EnglishEdit

 
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NounEdit

legitime (plural legitimes)

  1. (law) That portion of a parent's estate of which he cannot disinherit his children without a legal cause.
    • 1850, The Civil Law in Its Natural Order, volume 1, page 102:
      [] when there is no testament; but this is not to be understood of persons to whom a legitime, or child's part, is due by law.
    • 1892, Biographical and Historical Memoirs of Louisian, page 98:
      [] or of renouncing all testamentary advantage, and claiming his legitime only as secured to him by the law independent of the testament. But where the testator bequeaths to the forced heir nothing beyond his legitime, []
    • 2006, Jose C. Vitug, Property, ownership, and its modifications, pages 216 and 302:
      [W]here a compulsory heir and an heir not entitled to a legitime are institute to the entire state without designation of shares, the legitime should first be paid before the equal sharing is applied.
      []
      Article 983 does not modify the rules on legitimes, the legitimes of LCDs and the surviving spouse (SS) shall always be first satisfied in preference to the illegitimate children and descendants (ICDs).

TranslationsEdit


InterlinguaEdit

AdjectiveEdit

legitime

  1. legitimate, rightful

LatinEdit

AdverbEdit

lēgitimē (comparative lēgitimius, superlative lēgitimissimē)

  1. lawfully, legitimately, according to law

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • legitime”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • legitime”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • legitime in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette

Middle FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

legitime m or f (plural legitimes)

  1. legitimate

Norwegian BokmålEdit

AdjectiveEdit

legitime

  1. definite singular of legitim
  2. plural of legitim

Norwegian NynorskEdit

AdjectiveEdit

legitime

  1. definite singular of legitim
  2. plural of legitim

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

legitime

  1. inflection of legitimar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lexiˈtime/ [le.xiˈt̪i.me]
  • Rhymes: -ime
  • Hyphenation: le‧gi‧ti‧me

VerbEdit

legitime

  1. inflection of legitimar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

legitime

  1. absolute definite natural masculine singular of legitim.