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Algebra

English

Etymology

From Medieval Latin algebr?ica, from Arabic word (al-jabr, "reunion, resetting of broken parts") in the title of al-Khwarizmi's influential work (al-kit?b al-mu?ta?ar f? ?is?b al-jabr wal-muq?bala, "The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing").

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /'æl.d.b/
  • (US) IPA(key): /'æl.d.b/, /'æl.d.b/
  • (file)
English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Noun

algebra (countable and uncountable, plural algebras)

  1. (uncountable, mathematics) A system for computation using letters or other symbols to represent numbers, with rules for manipulating these symbols.
  2. (uncountable, medicine, historical, rare) The surgical treatment of a dislocated or fractured bone. Also (countable): a dislocation or fracture.
    • a1420, The British Museum Additional MS, 12,056, "Wounds complicated by the Dislocation of a Bone", in Robert von Fleischhacker, editor, Lanfranc's "Science of cirurgie."[3], London: K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co, translation of original by Lanfranc of Milan, published 1894, ->ISBN, page 63:
      Ne take noon hede to brynge togidere þe parties of þe boon þat is to-broken or dislocate, til viij. daies ben goon in þe wyntir, & v. in þe somer; for þanne it schal make quytture, and be sikir from swellynge; & þanne brynge togidere þe brynkis eiþer þe disiuncture after þe techynge þat schal be seid in þe chapitle of algebra.
    • 1987, John Newsome Crossley, "Latency", in The emergence of number[4], Singapore: World Scientific, ->ISBN, Al-Khwarizwi, page 65:
      Algebra is used today by surgeons to mean bone-setting, i.e. the restoration of bones, and the idea of restoration is present in the mathematical context, too.
  3. (uncountable, mathematics) The study of algebraic structures.
  4. (countable, mathematics) A universal algebra.
  5. (countable, algebra) An algebraic structure consisting of a module over a commutative ring (or a vector space over a field) along with an additional binary operation that is bilinear over module (or vector) addition and scalar multiplication.
    Synonyms: algebra over a field, algebra over a ring
    • 2018 March 23, "Lie algebra", in English Wikipedia[5], Wikimedia Foundation, revision 831953572:
      In mathematics, a Lie algebra (pronounced /li:/ "Lee") is a vector space together with a non-associative, alternating bilinear map , called the Lie bracket, satisfying the Jacobi identity.
  6. (countable, set theory, mathematical analysis) A collection of subsets of a given set, such that this collection contains the empty set, and the collection is closed under unions and complements (and thereby also under intersections and differences).
    Synonym: field of sets
  7. (countable, mathematics) One of several other types of mathematical structure.
  8. (figuratively) A system or process, that is like algebra by substituting one thing for another, or in using signs, symbols, etc., to represent concepts or ideas.
    • 1663, William Clark, William Hugh Logan, editor, Marciano; or, The discovery: A tragi-comedy[6], Edinburgh: Reprinted for Private Circulation, published 1871, ->ISBN, page 13:
      Fly ! Fly ! avaunt with that base cowardly gibbrish ; That Algebra of honour ; which had never Been nam'd, if all had equal courage--what?

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Czech

Etymology

From Arabic (al-jabr, "reunion, resetting of broken parts"); see also the English algebra.

Pronunciation

Noun

algebra f

  1. algebra

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Danish

Etymology

Borrowed from Medieval Latin algebra, from Arabic (al-jabr).

Noun

algebra c (singular definite algebraen, not used in plural form)

  1. (mathematics) algebra (using symbols)
  2. (mathematics) algebra (study of algebraical structures)

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Dutch

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology

From Middle Dutch algebra, from Latin algebra, from Arabic (al-jabr).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'?l.bra:/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: al?ge?bra

Noun

algebra f (uncountable)

  1. (mathematics) algebra
    Synonyms: stelkunde, stelkunst

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Finnish

Noun

algebra

  1. algebra

Declension

Inflection of algebra (Kotus type 13/katiska, no gradation)
nominative algebra algebrat
genitive algebran algebroiden
algebroitten
algebrojen
partitive algebraa algebroita
algebroja
illative algebraan algebroihin
singular plural
nominative algebra algebrat
accusative nom. algebra algebrat
gen. algebran
genitive algebran algebroiden
algebroitten
algebrojen
algebrainrare
partitive algebraa algebroita
algebroja
inessive algebrassa algebroissa
elative algebrasta algebroista
illative algebraan algebroihin
adessive algebralla algebroilla
ablative algebralta algebroilta
allative algebralle algebroille
essive algebrana algebroina
translative algebraksi algebroiksi
instructive algebroin
abessive algebratta algebroitta
comitative algebroineen

Italian

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

Etymology

From Medieval Latin algebra, from Arabic (al-jabr, "reunion, resetting of broken parts").

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'al.de.bra/, ['älde?br?ä]
  • Hyphenation: al?ge?bra

Noun

algebra f (plural algebre)

  1. algebra

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Latin

Pronunciation

Noun

algebra f (genitive algebrae); first declension

  1. algebra

Declension

First-declension noun.

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Latvian

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 algebra on Latvian Wikipedia
Algebras formula

Etymology

Via other European languages, ultimately from Medieval Latin algebra, from Arabic (al-jabr, "reunion, resetting of broken parts") in the title of al-Khwarizmi's influential work (al-kit?b al-mu?ta?ar f? ?is?b al-jabr wa-l-muq?bala, "The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing").

Pronunciation

Noun

algebra f (4th declension)

  1. algebra is a branch of mathematics that studies generic numbers ('variables') regardless of their actual numeric value; the corresponding school subject
    algebras formula - algebraic formula
    algebras specialists - algebra specialist
    algebras m?c?bu gr?mata - algebra textbook
    algebras stunda - algebra class, lesson
    risin?t, atrisin?t algebras uzdevumu - to solve an algebra problem
    algebra ir viena no matematikas pamatnozar?m - algebra is one of the fundamental branches of mathematics

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Norwegian Bokmål

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology

From Arabic (al-jabr), via Medieval Latin algebra

Noun

algebra m (definite singular algebraen, indefinite plural algebraer, definite plural algebraene)

  1. (mathematics) algebra
  2. an algebra textbook

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Norwegian Nynorsk

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology

From Arabic (al-jabr), via Medieval Latin algebra

Noun

algebra m (definite singular algebraen, indefinite plural algebraer, definite plural algebraene)

  1. (mathematics) algebra
  2. an algebra textbook

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Polish

Etymology

From Italian, Spanish or mediaeval Latin, from Arabic (al-jabr) "reunion", "resetting of broken parts", used in the title of al-Khwarizmi's influential work (al-kit?b al-mu?ta?ar f? ?is?b al-jabr wa-l-muq?bala, "the compendious book on restoration and equating like with like").

Pronunciation

Noun

algebra f

  1. algebra

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Further reading

  • algebra in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /?l?e:bra/
  • Hyphenation: al?ge?bra

Noun

àlg?bra f (Cyrillic spelling )

  1. algebra

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Spanish

Noun

algebra

  1. Misspelling of álgebra.

Swedish

Noun

algebra c

  1. (mathematics) algebra

Declension

Declension of algebra 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative algebra algebran algebror algebrorna
Genitive algebras algebrans algebrors algebrornas

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