θετικός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From θέσις (thésis), from τίθημι (títhēmi, I place)

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θετικός (thetikósm, θετική f, θετικόν n; first/second declension

  1. fit for placing, apposite
  2. concerning adoption
  3. belonging to a thesis, disputable
  4. positive, affirmative
    1. (grammar) positive
      1. (neuter substantive) the positive degree
      2. expressing obligation, of verbals ending in -τέον (-téon)
  5. arbitrary

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Greek[edit]

Adjective[edit]

θετικός (thetikósm,  feminine: θετική (thetikí), neuter: θετικό (thetikó)

  1. reliable
  2. positive, pragmatic
  3. assertive
  4. (grammar) positive
    θετικός βαθμός του επιθέτου (the positive degree of the adjective)

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Noun[edit]

θετικός (thetikósm (plural θετικοί)

  1. (grammar) positive
    ο θετικός, ο συγκριτικός και ο υπερθετικός (the positive, the comparative and superlative)

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