See also: Omega, oméga, ómega, and ômega

EnglishEdit

Ancient Greek Alphabet

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Ω ω
Ancient Greek: ὦ μέγα
Wikipedia article on omega

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, from Ancient Greek ὦ μέγα (ô méga), meaning “great ω” (omega is a long vowel in Ancient Greek).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈəʊmɪɡə/, /ˈəʊmiːɡə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /oʊˈmɛɡə/, /ˌoʊˈmeɪɡə/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛɡə, -eɪɡə

NounEdit

omega (plural omegas or omegala)

  1. The twenty-fourth letter of the Classical and the Modern Greek alphabet, and the twenty-eighth letter of the Old and the Ancient Greek alphabet, i.e. the last letter of every Greek alphabet. Uppercase version: Ω; lowercase: ω.
    • 2013, Albert Schachter & Fabienne Marchand, “Fresh Light on the Institutions and Religious Life of Thespiai: Sixe New Inscriptions from the Thespiai Survey”, in Paraskevi Martzavou & Nikolaos Papazarkadas, editor, Epigraphical Approaches to the Post-Classical, Polis, page 284:
  2. (often capitalized) The end; the final, last or ultimate in a sequence.
    alpha and omega
    • 1978, New International Version, Revelation 22:13:
      I am the Alpha and the Omega, the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End.
    • 2012, FX Moore, Confed: 2721: Xenocide War, page 383:
      And there is always the Omega Option. At any time you can go to Manhome, go down to the vaults, lift the black cover on your clone's stasis chamber, and push the black button.
  3. (physics) Angular velocity; symbol: ω.
    • 2013, Issues in General Physics Research, page 1084:
      The ratio between the rho and omega cross section is obtained.
  4. (set theory) A transfinite ordinal number referring to the next position after ordering a countably infinite set.
  5. (slang) An omega male.
  6. (finance) The percentage change in an option value divided by the percentage change in the underlying asset's price.
  7. (fandom slang) In omegaverse fiction, a person of a submissive secondary sex driven by biology, magic, or other means to bond with an alpha, with males of this type often being able to get pregnant.
    • 2013, Kristina Busse, “Pon Farr, Mpreg, Bonds, and the Rise of the Omegaverse”, in Anne Jamison, editor, Fic: Why Fanfiction Is Taking Over the World[1], page 317:
      Often omegas go into heat and release pheromones that drive alphas wild.
    • 2017, Marianne Gunderson, "What is an omega? Rewriting sex and gender in omegaverse fanfiction", thesis submitted to the University of Oslo, page 5:
      By writing a male character as an omega, experiences of being treated as other in female-coded ways are imagined to be experienced by a character who represents the male norm.
    • 2018, Laura Campillo Arnaiz, “When the Omega Empath Met the Alpha Doctor: An Analysis of Alpha/Beta/Omega Dynamics in the Hannibal Fandom”, in Ashton Spacey, editor, The Darker Side of Slash Fan Fiction, page 126:
      Sweet as Peaches on the Tongue can be defined as the typical dark A/B/O story, wherein a rich alpha gentleman (Dr. Hannibal Lecter) comes across a very young, virginal omega (Will Graham) by accident.

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HypernymsEdit

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NounEdit

omega f (plural omegues)

  1. Omega; the Greek letter Ω (lowercase ω)

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Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

omega n or f

  1. omega (Greek letter)

DeclensionEdit

when feminine:

Indeclinable when neuter.

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈomeɡɑ/, [ˈo̞me̞ɡɑ̝]
  • Rhymes: -omeɡɑ
  • Syllabification(key): o‧me‧ga

NounEdit

omega

  1. Alternative spelling of oomega.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of omega (Kotus type 13/katiska, no gradation)
nominative omega omegat
genitive omegan omegoiden
omegoitten
omegojen
partitive omegaa omegoita
omegoja
illative omegaan omegoihin
singular plural
nominative omega omegat
accusative nom. omega omegat
gen. omegan
genitive omegan omegoiden
omegoitten
omegojen
omegainrare
partitive omegaa omegoita
omegoja
inessive omegassa omegoissa
elative omegasta omegoista
illative omegaan omegoihin
adessive omegalla omegoilla
ablative omegalta omegoilta
allative omegalle omegoille
essive omegana omegoina
translative omegaksi omegoiksi
instructive omegoin
abessive omegatta omegoitta
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of omega (type katiska)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative omegani omegani
accusative nom. omegani omegani
gen. omegani
genitive omegani omegoideni
omegoitteni
omegojeni
omegainirare
partitive omegaani omegoitani
omegojani
inessive omegassani omegoissani
elative omegastani omegoistani
illative omegaani omegoihini
adessive omegallani omegoillani
ablative omegaltani omegoiltani
allative omegalleni omegoilleni
essive omeganani omegoinani
translative omegakseni omegoikseni
instructive
abessive omegattani omegoittani
comitative omegoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative omegasi omegasi
accusative nom. omegasi omegasi
gen. omegasi
genitive omegasi omegoidesi
omegoittesi
omegojesi
omegaisirare
partitive omegaasi omegoitasi
omegojasi
inessive omegassasi omegoissasi
elative omegastasi omegoistasi
illative omegaasi omegoihisi
adessive omegallasi omegoillasi
ablative omegaltasi omegoiltasi
allative omegallesi omegoillesi
essive omeganasi omegoinasi
translative omegaksesi omegoiksesi
instructive
abessive omegattasi omegoittasi
comitative omegoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative omegamme omegamme
accusative nom. omegamme omegamme
gen. omegamme
genitive omegamme omegoidemme
omegoittemme
omegojemme
omegaimmerare
partitive omegaamme omegoitamme
omegojamme
inessive omegassamme omegoissamme
elative omegastamme omegoistamme
illative omegaamme omegoihimme
adessive omegallamme omegoillamme
ablative omegaltamme omegoiltamme
allative omegallemme omegoillemme
essive omeganamme omegoinamme
translative omegaksemme omegoiksemme
instructive
abessive omegattamme omegoittamme
comitative omegoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative omeganne omeganne
accusative nom. omeganne omeganne
gen. omeganne
genitive omeganne omegoidenne
omegoittenne
omegojenne
omegainnerare
partitive omegaanne omegoitanne
omegojanne
inessive omegassanne omegoissanne
elative omegastanne omegoistanne
illative omegaanne omegoihinne
adessive omegallanne omegoillanne
ablative omegaltanne omegoiltanne
allative omegallenne omegoillenne
essive omegananne omegoinanne
translative omegaksenne omegoiksenne
instructive
abessive omegattanne omegoittanne
comitative omegoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative omegansa omegansa
accusative nom. omegansa omegansa
gen. omegansa
genitive omegansa omegoidensa
omegoittensa
omegojensa
omegainsarare
partitive omegaansa omegoitaan
omegojaan
omegoitansa
omegojansa
inessive omegassaan
omegassansa
omegoissaan
omegoissansa
elative omegastaan
omegastansa
omegoistaan
omegoistansa
illative omegaansa omegoihinsa
adessive omegallaan
omegallansa
omegoillaan
omegoillansa
ablative omegaltaan
omegaltansa
omegoiltaan
omegoiltansa
allative omegalleen
omegallensa
omegoilleen
omegoillensa
essive omeganaan
omeganansa
omegoinaan
omegoinansa
translative omegakseen
omegaksensa
omegoikseen
omegoiksensa
instructive
abessive omegattaan
omegattansa
omegoittaan
omegoittansa
comitative omegoineen
omegoinensa

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /oˈmɛ.ɡa/
  • Rhymes: -ɛɡa
  • Hyphenation: o‧mè‧ga

NounEdit

omega m or f (invariable)

  1. omega (letter; scientific symbol)

PolishEdit

 
Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ὦ μέγα (ô méga).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

omega f

  1. omega (Greek letter Ω, ω)

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Derived termsEdit

noun

Further readingEdit

  • omega in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • omega in Polish dictionaries at PWN

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Greek ωμέγα (oméga).

NounEdit

omega m (uncountable)

  1. omega

DeclensionEdit

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /oˈmeɡa/ [oˈme.ɣ̞a]
  • Rhymes: -eɡa
  • Syllabification: o‧me‧ga

NounEdit

omega f (plural omegas)

  1. omega; the Greek letter Ω, ω

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit