κόμμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

κόπτω (kóptō) +‎ -μα (-ma)

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

κόμμᾰ (kómman (genitive κόμμᾰτος); third declension

  1. a stamp or impression of a coin, coinage
  2. that which is cut off, piece
  3. chaff
  4. (rhetoric) a short clause
  5. a contusion

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Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: κόμμα (kómma)
  • Latin: comma

Further reading[edit]


Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek κόμμα (kómma).

Noun[edit]

κόμμα (kómman (plural κόμματα)

  1. (politics) political party
  2. (typography) a typographical symbol: “,
    1. (grammar) the comma (used as a punctuation mark)
      Synonym: υποστιγμή (ypostigmí) (in early Greek)
    2. (mathematics) the decimal point
      5,35,3five point three
      €2.500,50€2.500,50two thousand five hundred euros and fifty cents
      Synonym: υποδιαστολή (ypodiastolí)

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see also: Greek Punctuation and Greek alphabet (Diacritics)

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