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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pró.blɛː.ma/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈpro.ble.ma/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈpro.βli.ma/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈpro.vli.ma/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈpro.vli.ma/
  • NounEdit

    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

    DeclensionEdit

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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

    DeclensionEdit