semblança

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan semblança, equivalent to semblar +‎ -ança. Compare Occitan semblança, French ressemblance (Old French semblance), Spanish semejanza, Portuguese semelhança, Italian somiglianza.

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NounEdit

semblança f (plural semblances)

  1. resemblance; similarity

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Old SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan semblança or Old French semblance.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [sẽmˈblãn.t͡sa]

NounEdit

semblança f (plural semblanças)

  1. resemblance, appearance
    • c. 1200, Almerich, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 62r.
      [] e dentro enel semblanca de. iiij bestias e. eſta era ſue uiſta ſemblança de omne. auie. iiij. fazes acada vna. e. iiij. alas. a cada una delas e ſos pies derechos e las plantas de ſos pies como plantas de pies de berzero en tallado como el animne calient e manos de omne ujſſs alas a quatro partes.
      [] and within it the appearance of four beasts. And this was their likeness: Human in appearance. They had four faces each, and each one of them had four wings. And their feet were straight, and the soles of their feet like the soles of a calf's feet, burnished liked hot bronze. And human hands under their wings on their four sides.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Spanish: semblanza