algebra

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin algebrāica, from Arabic word الْجَبْر(al-jabr, reunion, resetting of broken parts) in the title of al-Khwarizmi's influential work الْكِتَاب الْمُخْتَصَر فِي حِسَاب الْجَبْر وَالْمُقَابَلَة (al-kitāb al-muḵtaṣar fī ḥisāb al-jabr wa-l-muqābala, The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing).

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈæl.dʒɪ.bɹə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæl.dʒɪ.bɹə/, /ˈæl.dʒə.bɹə/
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Noun[edit]

algebra (countable and uncountable, plural algebras)

  1. (uncountable, mathematics) A system for computation using letters or other symbols to represent numbers, with rules for manipulating these symbols.
  2. (uncountable, medicine, historical, rare) The surgical treatment of a dislocated or fractured bone. Also (countable): a dislocation or fracture.
    • a1420, The British Museum Additional MS, 12,056, “Wounds complicated by the Dislocation of a Bone”, in Robert von Fleischhacker, editor, Lanfranc's "Science of cirurgie."[3], London: K. Paul, Trench, Trübner & Co, translation of original by Lanfranc of Milan, published 1894, →ISBN, page 63:
      Ne take noon hede to brynge togidere þe parties of þe boon þat is to-broken or dislocate, til viij. daies ben goon in þe wyntir, & v. in þe somer; for þanne it schal make quytture, and be sikir from swellynge; & þanne brynge togidere þe brynkis eiþer þe disiuncture after þe techynge þat schal be seid in þe chapitle of algebra.
    • 1987, John Newsome Crossley, “Latency”, in The emergence of number[4], Singapore: World Scientific, →ISBN, Al-Khwarizwi, page 65:
      Algebra is used today by surgeons to mean bone-setting, i.e. the restoration of bones, and the idea of restoration is present in the mathematical context, too.
  3. (uncountable, mathematics) The study of algebraic structures.
  4. (countable, mathematics) A universal algebra.
  5. (countable, algebra) An algebraic structure consisting of a module over a commutative ring (or a vector space over a field) along with an additional binary operation that is bilinear over module (or vector) addition and scalar multiplication.
    Synonyms: algebra over a field, algebra over a ring
    • 2018 March 23, “Lie algebra”, in English Wikipedia[5], Wikimedia Foundation, revision 831953572:
      In mathematics, a Lie algebra (pronounced /liː/ "Lee") is a vector space together with a non-associative, alternating bilinear map , called the Lie bracket, satisfying the Jacobi identity.
  6. (countable, set theory, mathematical analysis) A collection of subsets of a given set, such that this collection contains the empty set, and the collection is closed under unions and complements (and thereby also under intersections and differences).
    Synonyms: field of sets, algebra of sets
    Hypernym: ring
    Hyponym: σ-algebra
  7. (countable, mathematics) One of several other types of mathematical structure.
  8. (figuratively) A system or process, that is like algebra by substituting one thing for another, or in using signs, symbols, etc., to represent concepts or ideas.
    • 1663, William Clark, William Hugh Logan, editor, Marciano; or, The discovery: A tragi-comedy[6], Edinburgh: Reprinted for Private Circulation, published 1871, →ISBN, page 13:
      Fly ! Fly ! avaunt with that base cowardly gibbrish ; That Algebra of honour ; which had never Been nam'd, if all had equal courage—what?

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic الْجَبْر(al-jabr, reunion, resetting of broken parts); see also the English algebra.

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Noun[edit]

algebra f

  1. algebra

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Further reading[edit]

  • algebra in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • algebra in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Medieval Latin algebra, from Arabic الْجَبْر(al-jabr).

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algebra c (singular definite algebraen, not used in plural form)

  1. (mathematics) algebra (using symbols)
  2. (mathematics) algebra (study of algebraical structures)

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Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch algebra, from Latin algebra, from Arabic الْجَبْر(al-jabr).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑl.ɣəˌbraː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: al‧ge‧bra

Noun[edit]

algebra f (uncountable)

  1. (mathematics) algebra
    Synonyms: stelkunde, stelkunst

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

algebra

  1. algebra

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Inflection of algebra (Kotus type 11/omena, no gradation)
nominative algebra algebrat
genitive algebran algebrien
algebroiden
algebroitten
partitive algebraa algebria
algebroita
illative algebraan algebriin
algebroihin
singular plural
nominative algebra algebrat
accusative nom. algebra algebrat
gen. algebran
genitive algebran algebrien
algebroiden
algebroitten
algebrojenrare
algebrainrare
partitive algebraa algebria
algebroita
algebrojarare
inessive algebrassa algebroissa
algebrissa
elative algebrasta algebroista
algebrista
illative algebraan algebriin
algebroihin
adessive algebralla algebroilla
algebrilla
ablative algebralta algebroilta
algebrilta
allative algebralle algebroille
algebrille
essive algebrana algebroina
algebrina
translative algebraksi algebroiksi
algebriksi
instructive algebroin
algebrin
abessive algebratta algebroitta
algebritta
comitative algebroineen
algebrineen
Possessive forms of algebra (type omena)
possessor singular plural
1st person algebrani algebramme
2nd person algebrasi algebranne
3rd person algebransa

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin algebra, from Arabic الْجَبْر(al-jabr).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒlɡɛbrɒ]
  • Hyphenation: al‧geb‧ra
  • Rhymes: -rɒ

Noun[edit]

algebra

  1. (mathematics) algebra (a system for computation using letters or other symbols to represent numbers, with rules for manipulating these symbols)
  2. (education) algebra (the study of algebra as a school subject)
    Tudnál segíteni algebrában?Could you help me with my algebra?

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative algebra algebrák
accusative algebrát algebrákat
dative algebrának algebráknak
instrumental algebrával algebrákkal
causal-final algebráért algebrákért
translative algebrává algebrákká
terminative algebráig algebrákig
essive-formal algebraként algebrákként
essive-modal
inessive algebrában algebrákban
superessive algebrán algebrákon
adessive algebránál algebráknál
illative algebrába algebrákba
sublative algebrára algebrákra
allative algebrához algebrákhoz
elative algebrából algebrákból
delative algebráról algebrákról
ablative algebrától algebráktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
algebráé algebráké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
algebráéi algebrákéi
Possessive forms of algebra
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. algebrám algebráim
2nd person sing. algebrád algebráid
3rd person sing. algebrája algebrái
1st person plural algebránk algebráink
2nd person plural algebrátok algebráitok
3rd person plural algebrájuk algebráik

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Tótfalusi, István. Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára (’A Storehouse of Foreign Words: an explanatory and etymological dictionary of foreign words’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2005. →ISBN

Further reading[edit]

  • algebra in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • algebra in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress)

Italian[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin algebra, from Arabic الْجَبْر(al-jabr, reunion, resetting of broken parts).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈal.d͡ʒe.bra/, [ˈäl̺ʲd͡ʒe̞br̺ä]
  • Hyphenation: al‧ge‧bra

Noun[edit]

algebra f (plural algebre)

  1. algebra

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Latin[edit]

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Noun[edit]

algebra f (genitive algebrae); first declension

  1. (Medieval Latin, New Latin) algebra

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative algebra algebrae
Genitive algebrae algebrārum
Dative algebrae algebrīs
Accusative algebram algebrās
Ablative algebrā algebrīs
Vocative algebra algebrae

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Latvian[edit]

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 algebra on Latvian Wikipedia
Algebras formula

Etymology[edit]

Via other European languages, ultimately from Medieval Latin algebra, from Arabic الْجَبْر(al-jabr, reunion, resetting of broken parts) in the title of al-Khwarizmi's influential work الْكِتَاب الْمُخْتَصَر فِي حِسَاب اَلْجَبْر وَالْمُقَابَلَة (al-kitāb al-muḵtaṣar fī ḥisāb al-jabr wa-l-muqābala, The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing).

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algebra f (4th declension)

  1. algebra is a branch of mathematics that studies generic numbers ('variables') regardless of their actual numeric value; the corresponding school subject
    algebras formulaalgebraic formula
    algebras specialistsalgebra specialist
    algebras mācību grāmataalgebra textbook
    algebras stundaalgebra class, lesson
    risināt, atrisināt algebras uzdevumuto solve an algebra problem
    algebra ir viena no matematikas pamatnozarēmalgebra is one of the fundamental branches of mathematics

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic الْجَبْر(al-jabr), via Medieval Latin algebra

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algebra m (definite singular algebraen, indefinite plural algebraer, definite plural algebraene)

  1. (mathematics) algebra
  2. an algebra textbook

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic الْجَبْر(al-jabr), via Medieval Latin algebra

Noun[edit]

algebra m (definite singular algebraen, indefinite plural algebraer, definite plural algebraene)

  1. (mathematics) algebra
  2. an algebra textbook

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian, Spanish or mediaeval Latin, from Arabic الْجَبْر(al-jabr) “reunion”, “resetting of broken parts”, used in the title of al-Khwarizmi’s influential work الْكِتَاب الْمُخْتَصَر فِي حِسَاب الْجَبْر وَالْمُقَابَلَة (al-kitāb al-muḵtaṣar fī ḥisāb al-jabr wa-l-muqābala, the compendious book on restoration and equating like with like).

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algebra f

  1. algebra

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Further reading[edit]

  • algebra in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ǎlɡeːbra/
  • Hyphenation: al‧ge‧bra

Noun[edit]

àlgēbra f (Cyrillic spelling а̀лге̄бра)

  1. algebra

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

algebra

  1. Misspelling of álgebra.

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

algebra c

  1. (mathematics) algebra

Declension[edit]

Declension of algebra 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative algebra algebran algebror algebrorna
Genitive algebras algebrans algebrors algebrornas

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