ὑπόθεσις

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ὑποτίθημι (hupotithēmi, I set before, suggest), from ὑπό (upo, below) + τίθημι (tithēmi, I put, place)

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NounEdit

ὑπόθεσις (hupothesis) (genitive ὑποθέσεως) f, third declension

  1. proposal
  2. suggestion, advice
  3. purpose
  4. occasion, excuse, pretext
  5. actor's role
  6. function, occupation, station
    1. subject proposed for discussion
    2. lawsuit, legal case
    3. subject, topic
    4. speech
    5. play, pantomime
  7. supposition, assumption, hypothesis
    1. presupposition
    2. premise
    3. starting point
    4. raw material
    5. mortgage
  8. placing under
    1. base (thing placed under another)

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