lemma

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From Ancient Greek λῆμμα (lêmma, premise, assumption), from λαμβάνω (lambánō, I take).

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lemma (plural lemmas or lemmata)

  1. (mathematics) A proposition proved or accepted for immediate use in the proof of some other proposition.
  2. (linguistics, usually) The canonical form of an inflected word.
  3. (linguistics, less frequently) A lexeme; all the inflected forms of a term.
  4. (botany) One of the specialized bracts around the floret in grasses.

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Noun[edit]

lemma n

  1. (mathematics) lemma
  2. (linguistics) lemma (canonical form of a term)

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: lem‧ma
  • IPA(key): /ˈlemːɑ/

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lemma

  1. (mathematics) lemma

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lemma m (plural lemmi)

  1. lemma
  2. entry (in a dictionary)

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lemma n

  1. a lemma[1] (the canonical, not inflected form of a word, a headword in a dictionary)
  2. (mathematics) a lemma (a proposition)

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  1. ^ Nordisk leksikografisk ordbok (1997) ISBN 82-00-22901-7