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Ancient Greek Alphabet

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

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡæ.mə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æmə
  • Hyphenation: gam‧ma

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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 0.57721566, 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.

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

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(flight path angle):

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Borrowed from Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

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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

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gamma

  1. gamut

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References edit

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

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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma). Doublet of gimel.

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

  1. gamma (Greek letter)
  2. array, spectrum
  3. selection, assortment
  4. (in compounds) relating to sciences belonging neither to the exact sciences nor to the humanities, such as law, sociology and psychology

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Finnish edit

Greek letter
Γγ Previous: beeta
Next: delta
 
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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Pronunciation edit

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

Noun edit

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

Declension edit

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
abessive gammatta gammoitta
instructive gammoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of gamma (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative gammani gammani
accusative nom. gammani gammani
gen. gammani
genitive gammani gammojeni
gammainirare
partitive gammaani gammojani
inessive gammassani gammoissani
elative gammastani gammoistani
illative gammaani gammoihini
adessive gammallani gammoillani
ablative gammaltani gammoiltani
allative gammalleni gammoilleni
essive gammanani gammoinani
translative gammakseni gammoikseni
abessive gammattani gammoittani
instructive
comitative gammoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative gammasi gammasi
accusative nom. gammasi gammasi
gen. gammasi
genitive gammasi gammojesi
gammaisirare
partitive gammaasi gammojasi
inessive gammassasi gammoissasi
elative gammastasi gammoistasi
illative gammaasi gammoihisi
adessive gammallasi gammoillasi
ablative gammaltasi gammoiltasi
allative gammallesi gammoillesi
essive gammanasi gammoinasi
translative gammaksesi gammoiksesi
abessive gammattasi gammoittasi
instructive
comitative gammoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative gammamme gammamme
accusative nom. gammamme gammamme
gen. gammamme
genitive gammamme gammojemme
gammaimmerare
partitive gammaamme gammojamme
inessive gammassamme gammoissamme
elative gammastamme gammoistamme
illative gammaamme gammoihimme
adessive gammallamme gammoillamme
ablative gammaltamme gammoiltamme
allative gammallemme gammoillemme
essive gammanamme gammoinamme
translative gammaksemme gammoiksemme
abessive gammattamme gammoittamme
instructive
comitative gammoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative gammanne gammanne
accusative nom. gammanne gammanne
gen. gammanne
genitive gammanne gammojenne
gammainnerare
partitive gammaanne gammojanne
inessive gammassanne gammoissanne
elative gammastanne gammoistanne
illative gammaanne gammoihinne
adessive gammallanne gammoillanne
ablative gammaltanne gammoiltanne
allative gammallenne gammoillenne
essive gammananne gammoinanne
translative gammaksenne gammoiksenne
abessive gammattanne gammoittanne
instructive
comitative gammoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative gammansa gammansa
accusative nom. gammansa gammansa
gen. gammansa
genitive gammansa gammojensa
gammainsarare
partitive gammaansa gammojaan
gammojansa
inessive gammassaan
gammassansa
gammoissaan
gammoissansa
elative gammastaan
gammastansa
gammoistaan
gammoistansa
illative gammaansa gammoihinsa
adessive gammallaan
gammallansa
gammoillaan
gammoillansa
ablative gammaltaan
gammaltansa
gammoiltaan
gammoiltansa
allative gammalleen
gammallensa
gammoilleen
gammoillensa
essive gammanaan
gammanansa
gammoinaan
gammoinansa
translative gammakseen
gammaksensa
gammoikseen
gammoiksensa
abessive gammattaan
gammattansa
gammoittaan
gammoittansa
instructive
comitative gammoineen
gammoinensa

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From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

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gamma m (plural gamma)

  1. gamma (Greek letter)

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From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

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gamma m (plural gammas)

  1. gamma (Greek letter)

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 gamma on Hungarian Wikipedia

Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Pronunciation edit

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

Noun edit

gamma (plural gammák)

  1. gamma (Greek letter)

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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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Further reading edit

  • gamma in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

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gamma n (genitive singular gamma, no plural)

  1. gamma (Greek letter)

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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Pronunciation edit

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

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gamma m or f (invariable)

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

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gamma f (plural gamme)

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

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

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gamma f

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

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

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gamma f (plural gammi)

  1. Alternative form of jamma

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

Pronunciation edit

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

Noun edit

gamma f (plural gammas)

  1. gamma; the Greek letter Γ, γ

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From Ancient Greek γάμμα (gámma).

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gamma n

  1. gamma; the Greek letter Γ, γ