σημασία

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σημᾰσῐ́ᾱ (sēmasíāf (genitive σημᾰσῐ́ᾱς); first declension

  1. the giving of a signal or command
  2. indication, designation
    1. (frequently in grammar) meaning, signification
      1. the title of a work by Chrysippus
    2. (music) notation
  3. the decisive appearance of a disease
  4. a mark
    1. of the Nile-flood
  5. address of a correspondent
  6. (in the phrase βασιλικὴ σημασία) a royal insigne or appearance

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σημασία (sēmasía).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /simaˈsia/
  • Hyphenation: ση‧μα‧σί‧α

Noun[edit]

σημασία (simasíaf (plural σημασίες)

  1. (lexicography) meaning, sense (single conventional use of a word)
    Tο ρήμα “τρέχω” έχει πολλές σημασίες.To ríma “trécho” échei pollés simasíes.The verb “τρέχω” has many meanings.
    κυριολεκτική σημασίαkyriolektikí simasíaliteral sense
    μεταφορική σημασίαmetaforikí simasíametaphorical/figurative sense
  2. significance, importance, consequence (extent to which something matters)
    έχει σημασίαéchei simasíait matters
    άνευ σημασίαςánev simasíasunimportant, meaningless

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