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Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek λῆμμα (lêmma, premise, assumption), from λαμβάνω (lambánō, I take).

NounEdit

lemma (plural lemmas or lemmata)

  1. (mathematics) A proposition proved or accepted for immediate use in the proof of some other proposition.
  2. (linguistics, lexicography) The canonical form of an inflected word; i.e., the form usually found in dictionaries.
  3. (psycholinguistics) The theoretical abstract conceptual form of a word, representing a specific meaning, before the creation of a specific phonological form as the sounds of a lexeme, which may find representation in a specific written form as a dictionary or lexicographic word.
SynonymsEdit
  • (linguistics, lexicography: canonical form of a word): citation form
AntonymsEdit
  • (linguistics, lexicography: canonical form of a word): non-lemma
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Etymology 2Edit

From the Ancient Greek λέμμα (lémma), from λέπω (lépō, I peel).

NounEdit

lemma (plural lemmas or lemmata)

  1. (botany) One of the specialized bracts around the floret in grasses.
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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Ancient Greek.

NounEdit

lemma n

  1. (mathematics) lemma
  2. (linguistics) lemma (canonical form of a term)

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Further readingEdit

  • lemma in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • lemma in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

< Ancient Greek λῆμμα (lêmma, premise, assumption), from λαμβάνω (lambánō, I take)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlemːɑ/
  • Hyphenation: lem‧ma

NounEdit

lemma

  1. (linguistics) lemma
  2. (mathematics) lemma

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of lemma (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative lemma lemmat
genitive lemman lemmojen
partitive lemmaa lemmoja
illative lemmaan lemmoihin
singular plural
nominative lemma lemmat
accusative nom. lemma lemmat
gen. lemman
genitive lemman lemmojen
lemmainrare
partitive lemmaa lemmoja
inessive lemmassa lemmoissa
elative lemmasta lemmoista
illative lemmaan lemmoihin
adessive lemmalla lemmoilla
ablative lemmalta lemmoilta
allative lemmalle lemmoille
essive lemmana lemmoina
translative lemmaksi lemmoiksi
instructive lemmoin
abessive lemmatta lemmoitta
comitative lemmoineen

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Latin lemma, from the Ancient Greek λῆμμᾰ (lêmma).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛmːa/
  • Hyphenation: lem‧ma

NounEdit

lemma m (plural lemmi)

  1. lemma
  2. entry (in a dictionary)

ReferencesEdit

  • Pianigiani, Ottorino (1907), “lemma”, in Vocabolario etimologico della lingua italiana (in Italian), Rome: Albrighi & Segati
  • lemma” in Il Sabatini Coletti: Dizionario della Lingua Italiana (© 2011)
  • lèmma¹” in Vocabolario Treccani on line

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LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the Ancient Greek λῆμμᾰ (lêmma).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

lemma n (genitive lemmatis); third declension

  1. (literally) a subject for consideration or explanation, a theme, matter, subject, contents
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Pliny the Younger to this entry?)
  2. (transferred senses):
    1. the title of an epigram (because it indicates the subject)
    2. the epigram itself
    3. a story, tale
    4. the assumption or lemma of a syllogism
      • (Can we find and add a quotation of Aulus Gellius to this entry?)
DeclensionEdit

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lemma lemmata
genitive lemmatis lemmatum
dative lemmatī lemmatibus
accusative lemma lemmata
ablative lemmate lemmatibus
vocative lemma lemmata
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Etymology 2Edit

Probably a scribal error: nim.

NounEdit

lemma f

  1. medieval spelling of lemnia [8th C.]

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

lemma n

  1. a lemma[1] (the canonical, not inflected form of a word, a headword in a dictionary)
  2. (mathematics) a lemma (a proposition)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of lemma 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative lemma lemmat lemman lemmana
Genitive lemmas lemmats lemmans lemmanas

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Nordisk leksikografisk ordbok (1997) ISBN 82-00-22901-7