מתמטיקה

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately borrowing from Latin mathēmatica ‎(mathematics), from Ancient Greek μαθηματικός ‎(mathēmatikós, fond of learning), from μάθημα ‎(máthēma, knowledge, study, learning). Reinforced by English mathematics and its cognates.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

מָתֵמָטִיקָה ‎(matemátikaf ‎(singular construct מָתֵמָטִיקַת־, plural construct מָתֵמָטִיקַתֵי־)

  1. Mathematics.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Unlike English mathematics, מתמטיקה is frequently found in its (fairly synonymous) definite form המתמטיקה ‎(hamatemátika, (the) mathematics).

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