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tetra- +‎ -gram

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tetragram (plural tetragrams)

  1. A group of four letters.
  2. In the Taixuanjing, a sequence of four lines, each of which may be unbroken, broken once, or broken twice. Each sequence is interpreted as an element of the sets of solid lines ( for Heaven), once-broken lines ( for Earth) and twice-broken lines (𝌀 for Man) formed by combinations of four monograms (two digrams or bigrams, in other words) in the divination of the Taixuanjing.

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Learned borrowing from Ancient Greek τετραγράμματον (tetragrámmaton). By surface analysis, tetra- +‎ -gram.

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  • IPA(key): /tɛtˈraɡ.ram/
  • Rhymes: -aɡram
  • Syllabification: tet‧rag‧ram

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tetragram m inan

  1. Tetragrammaton
    Synonyms: tetragramaton, tetragrammaton
  2. (linguistics) tetragram (group of four letters)

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