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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma).

Noun edit

problema (plural problemata)

  1. (formal) A problem set forth in the Ancient Greek scholarly tradition.

Quotations edit

Aragonese edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin problēma, from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma, obstacle).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /pɾoˈblema/
  • Rhymes: -ema
  • Syllabification: pro‧ble‧ma

Noun edit

problema m (plural problemas)

  1. problem

Asturian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin problēma, from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma, obstacle).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /pɾoˈblema/, [pɾoˈβ̞le.ma]
  • Rhymes: -ema
  • Hyphenation: pro‧ble‧ma

Noun edit

problema m (plural problemes)

  1. problem

Catalan edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin problēma, from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma, obstacle).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

problema m (plural problemes)

  1. problem (difficulty; obstacle)
  2. problem (question; schoolwork exercise)

Cebuano edit

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: pro‧ble‧ma

Etymology 1 edit

From Spanish problema, from Latin problēma, from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma, obstacle).

Noun edit

problema

  1. a problem; a difficulty that has to be resolved or dealt with

Etymology 2 edit

Short for problema ni mama or problema ni papa.

Noun edit

problema

  1. (humorous, often offensive) the penetrating sex hand gesture, formed by making an OK sign with one hand and inserting another finger, usually the index finger, into the ring

Chavacano edit

Etymology edit

Inherited from Spanish problema (problem).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /pɾoˈblema/, [pɾoˈble.ma]
  • Rhymes: -ema
  • Hyphenation: pro‧ble‧ma

Noun edit

problema (plural problemas)

  1. problem

Esperanto edit

Etymology edit

From problemo +‎ -a.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [proˈblema]
  • Rhymes: -ema
  • Hyphenation: pro‧ble‧ma

Adjective edit

problema

  1. problematic; appearing like, or related to, a problem

Galician edit

Etymology edit

Learned borrowing from Latin problēma, from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma, obstacle).

Noun edit

problema m (plural problemas)

  1. problem

Interlingua edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

problema (plural problemas)

  1. problem

Italian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin problēma, from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma, obstacle), from προβάλλω (probállō, to throw or lay something in front of someone, to put forward), from prefix προ- (pro-, in front of) + βάλλω (bállō, to throw, to cast, to hurl).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /proˈblɛ.ma/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛma
  • Hyphenation: pro‧blè‧ma

Noun edit

problema m (plural problemi)

  1. problem
  2. glitch, bug

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Latin edit

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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma, obstacle).

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Noun edit

problēma n (genitive problēmatis); third declension

  1. problem, puzzle, enigma, question proposed for solution

Declension edit

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative problēma problēmata
Genitive problēmatis problēmatōrum
problēmatum
Dative problēmatī problēmatīs
problēmatibus
Accusative problēma problēmata
Ablative problēmate problēmatīs
problēmatibus
Vocative problēma problēmata

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Descendants edit

Further reading edit

  • problema”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • problema in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.

Lithuanian edit

Etymology edit

From Latin problēma, from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma). Influenced by other European languages.

Noun edit

problemà f (plural problèmos) stress pattern 2

  1. problem

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Further reading edit

  • problema”, in Lietuvių kalbos žodynas [Dictionary of the Lithuanian language], lkz.lt, 1941–2024
  • problema”, in Dabartinės lietuvių kalbos žodynas [Dictionary of contemporary Lithuanian], ekalba.lt, 1954–2024

Maltese edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Italian problema.

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Noun edit

problema m or f (plural problemi)

  1. problem

Usage notes edit

  • May be masculine like the Italian etymon, but mostly construed as feminine.

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Norwegian Bokmål edit

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problema n

  1. definite plural of problem

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

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problema n

  1. definite plural of problem

Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin problēma, from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma, obstacle).

Pronunciation edit

 

  • (nonstandard) IPA(key): /poˈbrẽ.mɐ/, /puˈble.mɐ/, /puɾble.mɐ/
  • (Nordestino) IPA(key): /pɾɔˈblẽ.mɐ/
  • (Caipira) IPA(key): /pɻoˈbɻẽ.mɐ/
  • Rhymes: -emɐ
  • Hyphenation: pro‧ble‧ma

Noun edit

problema m (plural problemas)

  1. problem (difficulty that has to be resolved or dealt with)
  2. problem (question to be answered)
    Synonyms: exercício, questão
  3. (pathology) disorder (physical or psychical malfunction)

Quotations edit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:problema.

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Romanian edit

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problema

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of problemă

Spanish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin problēma, from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma, obstacle).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /pɾoˈblema/ [pɾoˈβ̞le.ma]
  • Audio (Colombia):(file)
  • Rhymes: -ema
  • Syllabification: pro‧ble‧ma

Noun edit

problema m (plural problemas)

  1. problem, issue, challenge (a difficulty or obstacle that has to be dealt with)
  2. trouble (singular or plural)
  3. question, dilemma, conundrum
    Synonym: dilema
  4. condition (illness)
    Synonym: condición

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Tagalog edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish problema (problem; trouble), from Latin problēma, from Ancient Greek πρόβλημα (próblēma, obstacle).

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problema (Baybayin spelling ᜉ᜔ᜇᜓᜊ᜔ᜎᜒᜋ)

  1. problem; trouble
    Synonyms: suliranin, kuwestiyon, bagahe, sigalot

Derived terms edit

Further reading edit

  • problema”, in Pambansang Diksiyonaryo | Diksiyonaryo.ph, Manila, 2018