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Dintel

Léxico relacionado con la arquitectura II

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 5/23/2007
Word: Dintel
(din-TEL), sustantivo masculino.
English: Lintel
Etymology: De lintel, del latín limitellus.
Meaning: Parte superior de las puertas, ventanas y otros huecos que carga sobre las jambas.
Topic:Léxico relacionado con la arquitectura II
Example:

...volver hacia él –detenido como siempre bajo el dintel de la puerta de la alcoba–, apoyada...
Un viaje de invierno, Juan Benet.

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