feminine noun
1. (donation) 
a. charity 
Muchos niños pobres dependen de las limosnas para sobrevivir.Many poor children depend on charity to survive.
b. money 
Vi a un anciano pidiendo y le di una limosna.I saw an old man begging, and I gave him some money.
2. (religious) 
a. alms 
Casi nunca da limosna en su iglesia.He almost never gives alms to his church.
1. (religion) 
a. alms 
2. (a mendigo) 
a. no direct translation 
dar limosnato give money
pedir limosnato beg
charity; alms (anticuado)
¡una limosna, señor! can you spare something, sir?; pedir limosna to beg; vivir de limosna to live by begging; live on charity
Phrases with "limosna"
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pedir limosna
to beg
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