δίπλωμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From δῐπλόω (diplóō, I double) +‎ -μᾰ (-ma, result noun suffix).

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Noun[edit]

δῐ́πλωμᾰ (díplōman (genitive δῐπλώμᾰτος); third declension

  1. something double
    1. the parallel streams of the Milky Way
    2. the fetal position
  2. folded paper
    1. letter of recommendation, passport, order enabling a traveller to use the public post, receipt of payment of fees or taxes
    2. duplicate, counterpart
  3. double pot, for boiling unguents

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek δίπλωμα (díplōma), equivalent to διπλώνω (diplóno, to fold) +‎ -ωμα (-oma).

Noun[edit]

δίπλωμα (díploman (plural διπλώματα)

  1. folding of map etc (especially folding in half)
  2. diploma, certificate
  3. degree (certificate)
  4. driver's license (short for δίπλωμα οδήγησης)

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