δίπλωμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /dí.plɔː.ma/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈdi.plo.ma/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈði.plo.ma/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈði.plo.ma/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈði.plo.ma/
  • 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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