Portuguese Edit

Etymology Edit

From Old Galician-Portuguese margen, from Latin marginem (edge, brink, border, margin), from Proto-Indo-European *merg-.

Pronunciation Edit


  • Hyphenation: mar‧gem

Noun Edit

margem f (plural margens)

  1. bank (edge of river or lake)
  2. edge of a surface
  3. (typography) margin (edge of paper which remains blank)
  4. margin (difference between results, characteristics, scores)
  5. margin (permissible difference)

Quotations Edit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:margem.

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