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NounEdit

thema

  1. A subject or theme.
    • 1997, Rocco Caopzzi, Reading Eco: An Anthology, page 111:
      Eco has his own image for this method-spiral repetition: every new exploration elevates the solutions to a higher level by expanding the thema's cognitive context.
    • 2013, Siegfried Wenzel, The Art of Preaching, page 151:
      With regard to its division—which is the second main section [of this treatise]—one must diligently examine the meaning of the words that appear in the thema.

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek θέμα (théma)

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: the‧ma

NounEdit

thema n (plural thema's or themata, diminutive themaatje n)

  1. topic, subject, issue
  2. (music) theme

InterlinguaEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

thema (plural themas)

  1. subject (e.g., of conversation)

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek θέμα (théma).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

thema n (genitive thematis); third declension

  1. theme, topic
  2. the alignment of celestial bodies at a person's birth, horoscope

DeclensionEdit

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

Case Singular Plural
Nominative thema themata
Genitive thematis thematum
Dative thematī thematibus
Accusative thema themata
Ablative themate thematibus
Vocative thema themata

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: theme
  • German: Thema
  • French: thème
  • Italian: tema

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PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

thema m (plural themas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of tema (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).