γράμμα

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From γράφω (gráphō, I write) +‎ -μα (-ma, result noun suffix).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ɡrám.ma/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈɡram.ma/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈɣram.ma/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈɣram.ma/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈɣra.ma/
  • Noun[edit]

    γράμμα (grámman (genitive γράμματος); third declension

    1. that which is written, that which is drawn, picture
    2. letter
    3. (in plural) alphabet
    4. writing, book

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek γράμμα (grámma). Morphologically γράφω (gráfo) +‎ -μα (-ma, result noun suffix).

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    Noun[edit]

    γράμμα (grámman (plural γράμματα)

    1. letter (written or printed symbol)
    2. (computing) character
    3. (plural) literature, letters
      γράμματα και οι τέχνες.Ta grámmata kai oi téchnes.Literature and the arts
    4. letter (communication)
      Στο 'πα και στο ξαναλέω/μη μου γράφεις γράμματα/γιατί γράμματα δεν ξέρω/και με πιάνουν κλάματα.
      Sto 'pa kai sto xanaléo/mi mou gráfeis grámmata/giatí grámmata den xéro/kai me piánoun klámata.
      I've told you and I'm telling you again/don't write me letters/because I can't read/and tears overcome me

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