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Lemma
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English

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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Ancient Greek (lêmma, "premise, assumption"), from ? (lambán?, "I take").

Noun

lemma (plural lemmas or lemmata)

  1. (mathematics) A proposition proved or accepted for immediate use in the proof of some other proposition.
  2. (linguistics, lexicography) The canonical form of an inflected word; i.e., the form usually found as the headword in a dictionary, such as the nominative singular of a noun, the bare infinitive of a verb, etc.
  3. (psycholinguistics) The theoretical abstract conceptual form of a word, representing a specific meaning, before the creation of a specific phonological form as the sounds of a lexeme, which may find representation in a specific written form as a dictionary or lexicographic word.
Synonyms
  • (linguistics, lexicography: canonical form of a word): citation form
Antonyms
  • (linguistics, lexicography: canonical form of a word): non-lemma
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Etymology 2

From the Ancient Greek (lémma), from ? (lép?, "I peel").

Noun

lemma (plural lemmas or lemmata)

  1. (botany) The outer shell of a fruit or similar body.
  2. (botany) One of the specialized bracts around the floret in grasses.
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Czech

Etymology

Ultimately from Ancient Greek.

Pronunciation

Noun

lemma n

  1. (mathematics) lemma
  2. (linguistics) lemma (canonical form of a term)

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Dutch

Etymology

From Latin lemma, from Ancient Greek (lêmma).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'l?.ma:/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: lem?ma
  • Rhymes: -?ma:

Noun

lemma n (plural lemma's or lemmata, diminutive lemmaatje n)

  1. (mathematics) lemma (proved or accepted proposition used in a proof)
  2. (linguistics) lemma (canonical form of a term, dictionary form)

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Finnish

Etymology

< Ancient Greek (lêmma, "premise, assumption"), from ? (lambán?, "I take")

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'lem:?/, ['le?m:?]
  • Rhymes: -em:?
  • Syllabification: lem?ma

Noun

lemma

  1. (linguistics) lemma
  2. (mathematics) lemma

Declension

Inflection of lemma (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative lemma lemmat
genitive lemman lemmojen
partitive lemmaa lemmoja
illative lemmaan lemmoihin
singular plural
nominative lemma lemmat
accusative nom. lemma lemmat
gen. lemman
genitive lemman lemmojen
lemmainrare
partitive lemmaa lemmoja
inessive lemmassa lemmoissa
elative lemmasta lemmoista
illative lemmaan lemmoihin
adessive lemmalla lemmoilla
ablative lemmalta lemmoilta
allative lemmalle lemmoille
essive lemmana lemmoina
translative lemmaksi lemmoiksi
instructive lemmoin
abessive lemmatta lemmoitta
comitative lemmoineen
Possessive forms of lemma (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person lemmani lemmamme
2nd person lemmasi lemmanne
3rd person lemmansa

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Italian

Etymology

From the Latin lemma, from the Ancient Greek (lêmma).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'l?m:a/
  • Hyphenation: lem?ma

Noun

lemma m (plural lemmi)

  1. (mathematics, linguistics, lexicography) lemma
  2. entry (in a dictionary)

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References

  • "lemma" in Il Sabatini Coletti: Dizionario della Lingua Italiana (© 2011)
  • "lèmma¹" in Vocabolario Treccani on line

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Latin

Etymology 1

From the Ancient Greek (lêmma).

Pronunciation

Noun

l?mma n (genitive l?mmatis); third declension

  1. (literally) a subject for consideration or explanation, a theme, matter, subject, contents
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Pliny the Younger to this entry?)
  2. (transferred senses):
    1. the title of an epigram (because it indicates the subject)
    2. the epigram itself
    3. a story, tale
    4. the assumption or lemma of a syllogism
      • (Can we find and add a quotation of Aulus Gellius to this entry?)
Declension

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Derived terms
Descendants
  • Dutch: lemma
  • English: lemma
  • French: lemme
  • German: Lemma
  • Italian: lemma
  • Spanish: lema

References

Etymology 2

Probably a scribal error: ni -> m.

Noun

lemma f (genitive lemmae); first declension

  1. medieval spelling of lemnia [8th C.]
Declension

First-declension noun.

References


Polish

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology

From Ancient Greek (lêmma, "premise, assumption"), from ? (lambán?, "I take").

Pronunciation

Noun

lemma f

  1. (linguistics, lexicography) lemma

Declension

Further reading

  • lemma in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Swedish

Etymology

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Noun

lemma n

  1. a lemma[1] (the canonical, not inflected form of a word, a headword in a dictionary)
  2. (mathematics) a lemma (a proposition)

Declension

Declension of lemma 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lemma lemmat lemman lemmana
Genitive lemmas lemmats lemmans lemmanas

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References

  1. ^ Nordisk leksikografisk ordbok (1997) ->ISBN

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