πρόβλημα

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From προβάλλω ‎(probállō, I throw before) (from πρό ‎(pró, before) + βάλλω ‎(bállō, cast, throw)) +‎ -μα ‎(-ma)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

πρόβλημα ‎(próblēman ‎(genitive προβλήματος); 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
      • bad argument #1 to 'lc' (string expected, got nil)
    2. (Logic of Aristotle) a question as to whether a statement is so or not
    3. a problem, difficulty

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • LSJ 8th edition

GreekEdit

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

πρόβλημα ‎(próvliman ‎(plural προβλήματα)

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

DeclensionEdit

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