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EtymologyEdit

First coined 1789, from Ancient Greek λήμη (lḗmē, substance that gathers in the corner of the eye; rheum).

NounEdit

lema (uncountable)

  1. (physiology, rare) The secretion of the tarsal glands of the eye.

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NounEdit

lema m (plural lemes)

  1. (heraldry) motto
  2. (lingusitics) lemma
  3. (mathematics) lemma

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek λήμη (lḗmē).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lēma f (genitive lēmae); first declension

  1. rheum that collects in the corner of the eyes

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative lēma lēmae
Genitive lēmae lēmārum
Dative lēmae lēmīs
Accusative lēmam lēmās
Ablative lēmā lēmīs
Vocative lēma lēmae

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Northern SothoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-dɪ̀ma.

VerbEdit

lema

  1. to farm, to cultivate
  2. to plough

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lemma, from Ancient Greek λῆμμα (lêmma). Compare Spanish lema.

NounEdit

lema m (plural lemas)

  1. motto; slogan

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /lěːma/
  • Hyphenation: le‧ma

NounEdit

léma f (Cyrillic spelling ле́ма)

  1. lemma

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SothoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-dɪ̀ma.

VerbEdit

lema

  1. to farm, to cultivate
  2. to plough

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin lemma, form Ancient Greek λῆμμα (lêmma).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lema m (plural lemas)

  1. motto
  2. subject
  3. headword, term, title
  4. lemma
  5. (heraldry) motto

TswanaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-dɪ̀ma.

VerbEdit

lema

  1. to farm, to cultivate
  2. to plough