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    limn

    limn - Dictionary definition and meaning for word limn

    Definition
    (verb) trace the shape of
    Synonyms : delineate , outline
    Definition
    (verb) make a portrait of
    Synonyms : depict , portray
    Example Sentence
    • Goya wanted to portray his mistress, the Duchess of Alba
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for limn

limn: Think of 'Film' i.e. Picture, Drawing.

limn--lime..imagine u r tracing the shape of or drawing the picture of lime tree.

limn ... m out --- lin (e)

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limn--Slim..imagine you are drawing an OUTLINE of a slim gal

Remember in hindi we had Nimnalikhit

LIMN=ILLUMINATE. The root of LIMN is "luminare"=illuminate. LIMN means to illuminate through illustration.

LIMN means to delineate or outline. To remember, spell both words like this: deLIMNeate and outLIMN.

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