logion

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek λόγιον (lógion, oracle), from λόγος (lógos, word; the word or wisdom of God) (from λέγω (légō, I say), from Proto-Indo-European *leǵ- (to gather)) + -ιον (-ion, suffix forming diminutive nouns).

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logion (plural logia)

  1. (theology) A traditional saying of a religious leader.
  2. (specifically, Christianity) A saying that is attributed to Jesus in ancient or reconstructed texts that was (originally) handed down without narrative context.
    The Q materials are often thought to have almost exclusively consisted of logia.

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  • (saying attributed to Jesus): agrapha

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logion n

  1. logion

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  • logion” in The Ordnett Dictionary of foreign words