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Ancient Greek Alphabet

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

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek λάμβδα (lámbda).

PronunciationEdit

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

lambda (plural lambdas)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Classical and Modern Greek alphabet, the twelfth of the Old Greek alphabet.
  2. Unit representation of wavelength.
  3. (physics) The cosmological constant.
  4. (computing, programming) A lambda expression.
  5. (anatomy) The junction of the lambdoid and sagittal sutures of the cranium
  6. (physics) A lambda baryon
  7. (finance) The percentage change in an option value divided by the percentage change in the underlying asset's price.

SynonymsEdit

HypernymsEdit

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

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NounEdit

lambda f (plural lambdes)

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

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lambda n

  1. lambda (Greek letter)

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

< Ancient Greek λάμβδα (lámbda)

Greek letter
Λλ Previous: kappa
Next: myy
 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑmdɑ/, [ˈlɑmdɑ]
  • Hyphenation: lamb‧da

NounEdit

lambda

  1. lambda (Greek letter)

DeclensionEdit

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
instructive lambdoin
abessive lambdatta lambdoitta
comitative lambdoineen

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek λάμβδα (lámbda).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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)

Usage notesEdit

  • 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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AdjectiveEdit

lambda (plural lambdas)

  1. common, usual

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NounEdit

 
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lambda m or f (invariable)

  1. lambda (Greek letter)

lambda m (invariable)

  1. (anatomy) lambda

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lambda f

  1. lambda (letter)
  2. (physics) lambda baryon

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NounEdit

lambda m (plural lambdas)

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

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlamda/, [ˈlãmd̪a]

NounEdit

lambda f (plural lambdas)

  1. lambda; the Greek letter Λ, λ