θέμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek root θε- (the-) and the suffix -μα (-ma). Cognate to τίθημι (títhēmi, I put, place).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

θέμα (théma) (genitive θέματος) n, third declension

  1. That which is laid down, placed, proposed
  2. pile
  3. pledge of money, deposit
  4. horoscope
  5. prize
  6. main topic, theme, proposition
  7. (grammar) primary word, root

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

θέμα (théman (plural θέματα)

  1. subject, main topic (of conversation, etc)
  2. affair
  3. (music) theme
  4. theme, the regional unit of government of the Byzantine empire.

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