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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ὑπόθεσις ‎(hupóthesisf ‎(genitive ὑποθέσεως); third declension upoqesis ypothesis upothesis may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek ὑπόθεσις.

  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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