γραμμή

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From γρᾰ́φω (gráphō).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ɡram.mɛ̌ː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ɡramˈme/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ɣramˈmi/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ɣramˈmi/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ɣraˈmi/
  • Noun[edit]

    γρᾰμμή (grammḗf (genitive γρᾰμμῆς); first declension

    1. a stroke or line of a pen, a line as in mathematical figures
      1. (in forming letters) a line traced by a teacher
      2. an outline
    2. a line across the course, a starting- or winning-point
      1. used metaphorically of life
      2. a boundary-line, an edge
      3. the cutting edge of a knife
    3. a line or square on a chequer-board
    4. (law) the “long line”, i.e. a death sentence
    5. (medicine) linea alba
      1. Synonym of ζέα
        • Hippiatr. 1

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    Synonyms[edit]

    • (line across the course, starting- or winning-point): βαλβίς (balbís)
    • (“long line”, death sentence): μακρά

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From the Ancient Greek γρᾰμμή (grammḗ).

    Noun[edit]

    γραμμή (grammíf (plural γραμμές)

    1. line
      γραμμή τερματισμούgrammí termatismoúfinishing line
    2. row
    3. policy, orders

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    Adverb[edit]

    γραμμή (grammí)

    1. straight, directly
    2. successively, consecutively

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