σημασία

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Noun[edit]

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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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ancient Greek σημαίνω(sēmaínō)

Noun[edit]

σημασία ‎(simasíaf ‎(plural σημασίες)

  1. (lexicography) meaning, sense
    Tο ρήμα “τρέχω” έχει πολλές σημασίες.‎ ― To ríma “trécho” échei pollés simasíes. ― The verb “τρέχω” has many meanings.
  2. significance, importance
    δεν έχει σημασία‎ ― den échei simasía ― it does not matter

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