ὑπόθεσις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ὑποτίθημι (hupotíthēmi, I set before, suggest), from ῠ̔πο- (hupo-, below) +‎ τίθημι (títhēmi, I put, place).

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Noun[edit]

ὑπόθεσις (hupóthesisf (genitive ὑποθέσεως); third declension

  1. proposal
  2. suggestion, advice
  3. purpose
  4. occasion, excuse, pretext
  5. actor's role
  6. function, occupation, station
  7. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    1. subject proposed for discussion
    2. lawsuit, legal case
    3. subject, topic
    4. speech
    5. play, pantomime
  8. supposition, assumption, hypothesis
  9. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    1. presupposition
    2. premise
    3. starting point
    4. raw material
    5. mortgage
  10. placing under
    1. base (thing placed under another)

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