EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin limma

NounEdit

 
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limma (plural limmas)

  1. (music) Any of several small musical intervals, such as the semitone

AnagramsEdit


LaboyaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austronesian *lima.

NumeralEdit

limma

  1. five

NounEdit

limma

  1. (anatomy) hand
  2. (anatomy) finger
  3. (by extension, historical, figuratively) a traditional Laboyan system of social ranking consisting of five strata, each of which is named after a finger.

MeronymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Geirnaert-Martin, Danielle C. (1992), “limma”, in The Woven Land of Lamboya. Socio-cosmic Ideas and Values in West Sumba, Eastern Indonesia (CNWS Publications; 11), Leiden: Centre of Non-Western Studies, Leiden University, page 193
  • Rina, A. Dj.; Kabba, John Lado B. (2011), “limma”, in Kamus Bahasa Lamboya, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat [Dictionary of Lamboya Language, West Sumba Regency], Waikabubak: Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat, page 59

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek λεῖμμα (leîmma).

NounEdit

limma n (genitive limmatis); third declension

  1. a semitone

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative limma limmata
Genitive limmatis limmatum
Dative limmatī limmatibus
Accusative limma limmata
Ablative limmate limmatibus
Vocative limma limmata

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