λόγος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root of λέγω (légō, I say).

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Noun[edit]

λόγος (lógosm (genitive λόγου); second declension

  1. That which is said: word, sentence, speech, story, debate, utterance.
  2. That which is thought: reason, consideration, computation, reckoning.
  3. An account, explanation, or narrative.
  4. Subject matter.
  5. (Christianity) The word or wisdom of God, identified with Jesus in the New Testament, by whom the world was created; God the Son.
    • Gospel of John, 1:1 (Greek New Testament, KJV translation)
      (1) Ἐν ἀρχῇ ἦν ὁ λόγος, καὶ ὁ λόγος ἦν πρὸς τὸν θεόν, καὶ θεὸς ἦν ὁ λόγος. [...] (14) Καὶ ὁ λόγος σὰρξ ἐγένετο καὶ ἐσκήνωσεν ἐν ἡμῖν, καὶ ἐθεασάμεθα τὴν δόξαν αὐτοῦ, δόξαν ὡς μονογενοῦς παρὰ πατρός, πλήρης χάριτος καὶ ἀληθείας. — (1) In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. [...] (14) And the Word became flesh, and dwelt among us, and we saw His glory, glory as of the only begotten from the Father, full of grace and truth.

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  • English: logos
  • German: Logos
  • Greek: λόγος (lógos)
  • Portuguese: logos
  • Russian: логос (logos)

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λόγος (lógos).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈlo.ɣos]
  • Hyphenation: λό‧γος

Noun[edit]

λόγος (lógosm (plural λόγοι)

  1. word (unit of language)
  2. word (word of honour)
  3. speech, language
  4. speech, oration
  5. (mathematics) ratio
  6. reason, causation
    Υπάρχει βάσιμος λόγος να τηρείται το απόρρητο.
    Ypárchei vásimos lógos na tireítai to apórrito.
    Τhere is a good reason to keep something confidential.

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