lema

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See also: Lema and -lema

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First coined 1789, from Ancient Greek λήμη (lḗmē, a humour that gathers in the corner of the eye, rheum)

Noun[edit]

lema (uncountable)

  1. (physiology, rare) The secretion of the tarsal glands of the eye.

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

lema m (plural lemes)

  1. motto
  2. (lingusitics) lemma
  3. (mathematics) lemma

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek λήμη (lḗmē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

lēma f (genitive lēmae); first declension

  1. rheum that collects in the corner of the eyes

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative lēma lēmae
genitive lēmae lēmārum
dative lēmae lēmīs
accusative lēmam lēmās
ablative lēmā lēmīs
vocative lēma lēmae

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Madurese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *lima, from Proto-Austronesian *lima.

Numeral[edit]

lema

  1. (cardinal) five

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin lemma, from Ancient Greek λῆμμα (lêmma). Compare Spanish lema.

Noun[edit]

lema m (plural lemas)

  1. motto; slogan

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lěːma/
  • Hyphenation: le‧ma

Noun[edit]

léma f (Cyrillic spelling ле́ма)

  1. lemma

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Latin lemma, form the Ancient Greek λῆμμα (lêmma).

Noun[edit]

lema m (plural lemas)

  1. motto
  2. subject
  3. headword, term, title
  4. lemma
  5. (heraldry) motto