See also: Lambda, Λ, and λ

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Ancient Greek Alphabet

kappa
  
mu
Λ λ
Ancient Greek: λάμβδα
Wikipedia article on lambda

Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek λάμβδα (lámbda). Doublet of lamed.

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈlæm.də/
  • (file)

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lambda (plural lambdas)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Classical and Modern Greek alphabet, the twelfth of the Old Greek alphabet.
  2. (physics, mathematics) Unit representation of wavelength.(Can we add an example for this sense?)
  3. (physics) The cosmological constant.
  4. (physics) Short for lambda baryon.
  5. (programming) Short for lambda expression.
  6. (programming) Short for lambda function.
  7. (anatomy) The junction of the lambdoid and sagittal sutures of the cranium.
  8. (finance) The percentage change in an option value divided by the percentage change in the underlying asset's price.

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

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lambda f (plural lambdes)

  1. lambda; the Greek letter Λ (lowercase λ)

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lambda n or f

  1. lambda (Greek letter)

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when feminine:

Indeclinable when neuter.

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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek λάμβδα (lámbda). Doublet of lamed.

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lambda f (plural lambda's, diminutive lambdaatje n)

  1. lambda (letter of the Greek alphabet)

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< Ancient Greek λάμβδα (lámbda)

Greek letter
Λλ Previous: kappa
Next: myy
 
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Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑmbdɑ/, [ˈlɑ̝mbdɑ̝]
  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑmdɑ/, [ˈlɑ̝mdɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -ɑmbdɑ
  • Syllabification(key): lamb‧da

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lambda

  1. lambda (Greek letter)

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Inflection of lambda (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative lambda lambdat
genitive lambdan lambdojen
partitive lambdaa lambdoja
illative lambdaan lambdoihin
singular plural
nominative lambda lambdat
accusative nom. lambda lambdat
gen. lambdan
genitive lambdan lambdojen
lambdainrare
partitive lambdaa lambdoja
inessive lambdassa lambdoissa
elative lambdasta lambdoista
illative lambdaan lambdoihin
adessive lambdalla lambdoilla
ablative lambdalta lambdoilta
allative lambdalle lambdoille
essive lambdana lambdoina
translative lambdaksi lambdoiksi
abessive lambdatta lambdoitta
instructive lambdoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of lambda (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative lambdani lambdani
accusative nom. lambdani lambdani
gen. lambdani
genitive lambdani lambdojeni
lambdainirare
partitive lambdaani lambdojani
inessive lambdassani lambdoissani
elative lambdastani lambdoistani
illative lambdaani lambdoihini
adessive lambdallani lambdoillani
ablative lambdaltani lambdoiltani
allative lambdalleni lambdoilleni
essive lambdanani lambdoinani
translative lambdakseni lambdoikseni
abessive lambdattani lambdoittani
instructive
comitative lambdoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative lambdasi lambdasi
accusative nom. lambdasi lambdasi
gen. lambdasi
genitive lambdasi lambdojesi
lambdaisirare
partitive lambdaasi lambdojasi
inessive lambdassasi lambdoissasi
elative lambdastasi lambdoistasi
illative lambdaasi lambdoihisi
adessive lambdallasi lambdoillasi
ablative lambdaltasi lambdoiltasi
allative lambdallesi lambdoillesi
essive lambdanasi lambdoinasi
translative lambdaksesi lambdoiksesi
abessive lambdattasi lambdoittasi
instructive
comitative lambdoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative lambdamme lambdamme
accusative nom. lambdamme lambdamme
gen. lambdamme
genitive lambdamme lambdojemme
lambdaimmerare
partitive lambdaamme lambdojamme
inessive lambdassamme lambdoissamme
elative lambdastamme lambdoistamme
illative lambdaamme lambdoihimme
adessive lambdallamme lambdoillamme
ablative lambdaltamme lambdoiltamme
allative lambdallemme lambdoillemme
essive lambdanamme lambdoinamme
translative lambdaksemme lambdoiksemme
abessive lambdattamme lambdoittamme
instructive
comitative lambdoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative lambdanne lambdanne
accusative nom. lambdanne lambdanne
gen. lambdanne
genitive lambdanne lambdojenne
lambdainnerare
partitive lambdaanne lambdojanne
inessive lambdassanne lambdoissanne
elative lambdastanne lambdoistanne
illative lambdaanne lambdoihinne
adessive lambdallanne lambdoillanne
ablative lambdaltanne lambdoiltanne
allative lambdallenne lambdoillenne
essive lambdananne lambdoinanne
translative lambdaksenne lambdoiksenne
abessive lambdattanne lambdoittanne
instructive
comitative lambdoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative lambdansa lambdansa
accusative nom. lambdansa lambdansa
gen. lambdansa
genitive lambdansa lambdojensa
lambdainsarare
partitive lambdaansa lambdojaan
lambdojansa
inessive lambdassaan
lambdassansa
lambdoissaan
lambdoissansa
elative lambdastaan
lambdastansa
lambdoistaan
lambdoistansa
illative lambdaansa lambdoihinsa
adessive lambdallaan
lambdallansa
lambdoillaan
lambdoillansa
ablative lambdaltaan
lambdaltansa
lambdoiltaan
lambdoiltansa
allative lambdalleen
lambdallensa
lambdoilleen
lambdoillensa
essive lambdanaan
lambdanansa
lambdoinaan
lambdoinansa
translative lambdakseen
lambdaksensa
lambdoikseen
lambdoiksensa
abessive lambdattaan
lambdattansa
lambdoittaan
lambdoittansa
instructive
comitative lambdoineen
lambdoinensa

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek λάμβδα (lámbda).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /lɑ̃b.da/, /lɑ̃mb.da/, /lɑ̃m.da/
  • (file)

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lambda m (plural lambda or lambdas)

  1. lambda (Greek letter)
  2. (finance) price elasticity of an option in relation to that of its holder
  3. (ethology) the most ordinary member of a group
  4. a former unit of capacity or volume equivalent to a microliter, whose symbol is λ
  5. (acoustics) a level of intensity equivalent to forty decibels above the threshold for hearing a sound with a frequency of one kilohertz
  6. Silver Y (moth)
    Synonym: noctuelle gamma

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  • Traditionally and most commonly, the plural is spelled without an s. However, according to the 1990 spelling reform, the plural should be spelled with an s.

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lambda (plural lambdas or lambda)

  1. common, usual
    • 2024 April 12, L. Ro., quoting Marc Morelli, “Marc Morelli, le chirurgien des machines à coudre”, in La Provence, page 7:
      Je dirais qu’aujourd’hui 20 à 30 % de ma clientèle confectionnent des robes d’Arlésienne, mais finalement, le plus gros de mes ventes est réalisé par des personnes lambda pour de la couture libre, des vêtements pour enfants par exemple.
      (please add an English translation of this quotation)

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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek λάμβδα (lámbda).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɒmbdɒ]
  • Hyphenation: lamb‧da
  • Rhymes: -dɒ

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lambda (plural lambdák)

  1. lambda (Greek letter)

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Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative lambda lambdák
accusative lambdát lambdákat
dative lambdának lambdáknak
instrumental lambdával lambdákkal
causal-final lambdáért lambdákért
translative lambdává lambdákká
terminative lambdáig lambdákig
essive-formal lambdaként lambdákként
essive-modal
inessive lambdában lambdákban
superessive lambdán lambdákon
adessive lambdánál lambdáknál
illative lambdába lambdákba
sublative lambdára lambdákra
allative lambdához lambdákhoz
elative lambdából lambdákból
delative lambdáról lambdákról
ablative lambdától lambdáktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
lambdáé lambdáké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
lambdáéi lambdákéi
Possessive forms of lambda
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. lambdám lambdáim
2nd person sing. lambdád lambdáid
3rd person sing. lambdája lambdái
1st person plural lambdánk lambdáink
2nd person plural lambdátok lambdáitok
3rd person plural lambdájuk lambdáik

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lambda n (genitive singular lambdas, nominative plural lömbdu)

  1. lambda (Greek letter)

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lambda m or f (invariable)

  1. lambda (Greek letter)

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lambda m (invariable)

  1. (anatomy) lambda

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek λάμβδα (lámbda), from Phoenician 𐤋 (l /⁠lāmed⁠/).

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lambda f

  1. lambda (Greek letter Λ, λ)
  2. (physics) lambda baryon

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  • lambda in Polish dictionaries at PWN

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  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈlɐ̃.bi.dɐ/, /ˈlɐ̃b.dɐ/
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈlɐ̃b.da/, /ˈlɐ̃.bi.da/

  • Hyphenation: lamb‧da

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lambda m (plural lambdas)

  1. lambda (name of the Greek letter Λ, λ)

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Borrowed from Greek λάμβδα (lámvda).

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lambda m (plural lambda)

  1. lambda

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lambda f (plural lambdas)

  1. lambda; the Greek letter Λ, λ

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