λῆψις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From λαμβάνω (lambánō, to take, grasp, seize) +‎ -σῐς (-sis).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

λῆψῐς (lêpsisf (genitive λήψεως); third declension

  1. taking hold, seizing, catching
  2. accepting, receiving
  3. attack of fever or sickness, seizure
  4. (logic) assumption
  5. (in a poem) choice of matter
  6. (in music) choice of pitch

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