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EtymologyEdit

προβάλλω (probállō, I throw before) +‎ -μᾰ (-ma)

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πρόβλημᾰ (próblēman (genitive προβλήμᾰτος); third declension

  1. anything thrown forward or projecting
    1. a hindrance, obstacle
  2. anything put before one as a defense, bulwark, barrier, screen, shield, wall
    1. (with genitive) a defense against a thing
  3. anything put forward as an excuse or screen
  4. that which is proposed as a task, business
    1. (geometry) problem
    2. (Logic of Aristotle) a question as to whether a statement is so or not
    3. a problem, difficulty

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ancient Greek πρόβλημᾰ (próblēma)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈprɔvlima/
  • Hyphenation: πρό‧βλη‧μα

NounEdit

πρόβλημα (próvliman (plural προβλήματα)

  1. problem, trouble
  2. (mathematics) problem, sum

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