See also: λήμμα

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek root *lāb- ‎(*lāb-), whence λαμβάνω ‎(lambánō, I take), and -μα ‎(-ma).

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NounEdit

λῆμμᾰ ‎(lêmman ‎(genitive λήμμᾰτος); third declension

  1. premise, assumption

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ReferencesEdit

  • dilemma in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • lemma in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
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