Open main menu

EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

umbral (not comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to an umbra.

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish umbral (doorstep, threshold), from earlier lumbral, from Latin limināris.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

umbral m (plural umbrais)

  1. threshold (area in front of a door)
    Synonyms: limiar, soleira
  2. jamb (upright post that frames a door or window)
    Synonym: ombreira
  3. (Spiritism) a shadowy transitory realm to where immoral spirits are attracted after their physical death

Related termsEdit


SpanishEdit

NounEdit

umbral m (plural umbrales)

  1. doorstep; threshold; stoop