See also: Iota, IOTA, and ióta

EnglishEdit

Ancient Greek Alphabet

theta
  
kappa
Ι ι
Ancient Greek: ἰῶτα
Wikipedia article on iota

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἰῶτα (iôta).

  • (jot): In reference to a phrase in the New Testament: "until heaven and earth pass away, not an iota, not a dot, will pass from the Law" (Mt 5:18), iota being the smallest letter of the Greek alphabet.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /aɪˈəʊtə/
  • Rhymes: -əʊtə
  • (US) IPA(key): /aɪˈoʊtə/
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NounEdit

iota (plural iotas)

  1. The ninth letter of the Greek alphabet.
    As a Greek numeral, iota represents ten.
    There are twelve iotas on that page.
  2. A jot; a very small, insignificant quantity.
    • 1790, Edmund Burke, Reflections on the Revolution in France
      They never depart an iota from the authentic formulas of tyranny and usurpation.
    • 1966, James Workman, The Mad Emperor, Melbourne, Sydney: Scripts, page 99:
      His expression had not changed one iota except perhaps for an additional tightening of his lips.

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CatalanEdit

 
Catalan Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἰῶτα (iôta).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

iota f (plural iotes)

  1. iota (Greek letter)
  2. iota (small amount)

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FrenchEdit

 
French Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fr

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἰῶτα (iôta).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

iota m (plural iota)

  1. iota (Greek letter)
  2. jot, iota (negligible amount)

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GalicianEdit

 
Galician Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἰῶτα (iôta).

NounEdit

iota m (plural iotas)

  1. iota (Greek letter)
  2. The name of the Latin-script letter J.

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HawaiianEdit

NounEdit

iota

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter J.

ItalianEdit

 
Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἰῶτα (iôta).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈjɔ.ta/
  • Rhymes: -ɔta
  • Hyphenation: iò‧ta

NounEdit

iota m or f (invariable)

  1. The name of the Greek-script letter Ι/ι; iota
  2. (obsolete) Synonym of i lunga

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NounEdit

iota m (plural iotas)

  1. iota (the ninth Greek letter: ι, Ι)

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SpanishEdit

 
Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek ἰῶτα (iôta).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /iˈota/, [iˈo.t̪a]
 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈʝota/, [ˈɟ͡ʝo.t̪a]
  • IPA(key): (Argentina and Uruguay) /ˈjota/, [ˈjo.t̪a]

NounEdit

iota f (plural iotas)

  1. iota (Greek letter)

Further readingEdit