lambda

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English[edit]

Ancient Greek Alphabet

kappa
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mu
Λ λ
Ancient Greek: λάμβδα
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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λάμβδα ‎(lámbda).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lambda ‎(plural lambdas)

  1. The eleventh letter of the Classical and Modern Greek alphabet, the twelfth of the Old Greek alphabet.
  2. Unit representation of wavelength.
  3. (physics) The cosmological constant.
  4. (computing, programming) A lambda expression.
  5. (anatomy) The junction of the lambdoid and sagittal sutures of the cranium
  6. (physics) A lambda baryon

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

lambda f ‎(plural lambdes)

  1. Lambda; the Greek letter Λ (lowercase λ).

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

lambda n

  1. lambda (Greek letter)

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< Ancient Greek λάμβδα ‎(lámbda)

Greek letter
Λλ
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɑmdɑ/
  • Hyphenation: lamb‧da

Noun[edit]

lambda

  1. lambda (Greek letter)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of lambda (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative lambda lambdat
genitive lambdan lambdojen
partitive lambdaa lambdoja
illative lambdaan lambdoihin
singular plural
nominative lambda lambdat
accusative nom. lambda lambdat
gen. lambdan
genitive lambdan lambdojen
lambdainrare
partitive lambdaa lambdoja
inessive lambdassa lambdoissa
elative lambdasta lambdoista
illative lambdaan lambdoihin
adessive lambdalla lambdoilla
ablative lambdalta lambdoilta
allative lambdalle lambdoille
essive lambdana lambdoina
translative lambdaksi lambdoiksi
instructive lambdoin
abessive lambdatta lambdoitta
comitative lambdoineen

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

lambda m ‎(plural lambda or lambdas)

  1. lambda (Greek letter)
  2. (finance) price elasticity of an option in relation to that of its holder
  3. (ethology) the most ordinary member of a group
  4. a former unit of capacity or volume equivalent to a microliter, whose symbol is λ
  5. (acoustics) a level of intensity equivalent to forty decibels above the threshold for hearing a sound with a frequency of one kilohertz
  6. Silver Y (moth)

Usage notes[edit]

  • Traditionally and most commonly, the plural is spelled without an s. However, according to the 1990 spelling reform, the plural should be spelled with an s.

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Adjective[edit]

lambda m, f ‎(plural lambdas)

  1. common, usual

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Hungarian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λάμ(β)δα ‎(lám(b)da).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lambda ‎(plural lambdák)

  1. lambda (Greek letter)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (plural in -k, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative lambda lambdák
accusative lambdát lambdákat
dative lambdának lambdáknak
instrumental lambdával lambdákkal
causal-final lambdáért lambdákért
translative lambdává lambdákká
terminative lambdáig lambdákig
essive-formal lambdaként lambdákként
essive-modal
inessive lambdában lambdákban
superessive lambdán lambdákon
adessive lambdánál lambdáknál
illative lambdába lambdákba
sublative lambdára lambdákra
allative lambdához lambdákhoz
elative lambdából lambdákból
delative lambdáról lambdákról
ablative lambdától lambdáktól
Possessive forms of lambda
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. lambdám lambdáim
2nd person sing. lambdád lambdáid
3rd person sing. lambdája lambdái
1st person plural lambdánk lambdáink
2nd person plural lambdátok lambdáitok
3rd person plural lambdájuk lambdáik

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

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lambda m, f ‎(invariable)

  1. lambda (Greek letter)

lambda m ‎(invariable)

  1. (anatomy) lambda

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lambda f

  1. lambda (letter)
  2. (physics) lambda baryon

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

lambda m (plural lambdas)

  1. lambda (name of the Greek letter Λ, λ)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

lambda f ‎(plural lambdas)

  1. lambda; the Greek letter Λ, λ