See also: Gamma

EnglishEdit

Ancient Greek Alphabet

beta
  
delta
Γ γ
Ancient Greek: γάμμα
Wikipedia article on gamma

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma). Doublet of gimel.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡæmə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æmə

NounEdit

gamma (countable and uncountable, plural gammas)

  1. The third letter of the Greek alphabet (Γ, γ), preceded by beta (Β, β) and followed by delta, (Δ, δ).
  2. (physics) A gamma ray or gamma-ray photon.
  3. (mathematics) The Gamma function, symbolized by Γ.
  4. (mathematics) A constant approximately equal to 0.55721566, symbolized by γ (also known as the Euler–Mascheroni constant).
  5. (physics) A non-SI unit of measure of magnetic flux density, equal to 1 nT.
  6. (physics) A non-SI unit of measure of mass, equal to 1 microgramme.
  7. (industries) Slope of log-log plot of video input and luminance output.
  8. (aviation) Flight path angle; the angle by which an aircraft's flight path deviates from the horizontal plane.
  9. (finance) A second-order measure of derivative price sensitivity, expressed as the rate of change in delta with respect to changes in the underlying asset price.
  10. (computer graphics) Synonym of gamma correction.

HypernymsEdit

  • (measure of derivative price sensitivity): Greeks (includes list of coordinate terms)

Coordinate termsEdit

(flight path angle):

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TranslationsEdit

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AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gamma f (plural gammes)

  1. Gamma; the Greek letter Γ (lowercase γ).
  2. Gamut; the range of possible values, especially:
    1. (music) the set of tones available from a musical instrument
    2. the set of possible color values available from a photographic or electronic device.

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


Crimean TatarEdit

NounEdit

gamma

  1. gamut

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

DutchEdit

NounEdit

gamma n (plural gamma's, diminutive gammaatje n)

  1. gamma
  2. array, spectrum
  3. selection, assortment

FinnishEdit

Greek letter
Γγ Previous: beeta
Next: delta
 
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡɑmːɑ/, [ˈɡɑmːɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmːɑ
  • Syllabification(key): gam‧ma

NounEdit

gamma

  1. gamma (letter in Greek alphabet)
  2. gamma (Euler–Mascheroni constant)
  3. gamma (unit of magnetic flux density)
  4. (slang) fantasy (recreational drug gamma-hydroxybutyric acid)
    Synonym: gammahydroksivoihappo

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of gamma (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative gamma gammat
genitive gamman gammojen
partitive gammaa gammoja
illative gammaan gammoihin
singular plural
nominative gamma gammat
accusative nom. gamma gammat
gen. gamman
genitive gamman gammojen
gammainrare
partitive gammaa gammoja
inessive gammassa gammoissa
elative gammasta gammoista
illative gammaan gammoihin
adessive gammalla gammoilla
ablative gammalta gammoilta
allative gammalle gammoille
essive gammana gammoina
translative gammaksi gammoiksi
instructive gammoin
abessive gammatta gammoitta
comitative gammoineen
Possessive forms of gamma (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person gammani gammamme
2nd person gammasi gammanne
3rd person gammansa

CompoundsEdit

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gamma m (plural gamma)

  1. gamma (Greek letter)

Further readingEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

NounEdit

gamma m (plural gammas)

  1. gamma (Greek letter)

HungarianEdit

 gamma on Hungarian Wikipedia

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɡɒmːɒ]
  • Hyphenation: gam‧ma
  • Rhymes: -mɒ

NounEdit

gamma (plural gammák)

  1. gamma (Greek letter)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative gamma gammák
accusative gammát gammákat
dative gammának gammáknak
instrumental gammával gammákkal
causal-final gammáért gammákért
translative gammává gammákká
terminative gammáig gammákig
essive-formal gammaként gammákként
essive-modal
inessive gammában gammákban
superessive gammán gammákon
adessive gammánál gammáknál
illative gammába gammákba
sublative gammára gammákra
allative gammához gammákhoz
elative gammából gammákból
delative gammáról gammákról
ablative gammától gammáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
gammáé gammáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
gammáéi gammákéi
Possessive forms of gamma
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. gammám gammáim
2nd person sing. gammád gammáid
3rd person sing. gammája gammái
1st person plural gammánk gammáink
2nd person plural gammátok gammáitok
3rd person plural gammájuk gammáik

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IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

gamma n (genitive singular gamma, no plural)

  1. gamma (Greek letter)

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ItalianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡam.ma/
  • Rhymes: -amma
  • Hyphenation: gàm‧ma

NounEdit

gamma m or f (invariable)

  1. the name of the Greek-script letter Γ/γ; gamma

NounEdit

gamma f (plural gamme)

  1. range, gamut
    Synonyms: varietà, assortimento, (music) scala, tonalità

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AnagramsEdit


PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma), from Phoenician 𐤂(g /gīml/). Doublet of gama.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gamma f

  1. gamma (Greek letter Γ, γ)
  2. (physics) gamma ray

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • gamma in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • gamma in Polish dictionaries at PWN

SicilianEdit

NounEdit

gamma f (plural gammi)

  1. Alternative form of jamma

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡama/ [ˈɡa.ma]
  • Rhymes: -ama
  • Hyphenation: gam‧ma

NounEdit

gamma f (plural gammas)

  1. gamma; the Greek letter Γ, γ

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gamma n

  1. gamma; the Greek letter Γ, γ