thema

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See also: Thema and þema

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

thema

  1. A subject or theme.
    • 1997, Rocco Caopzzi, Reading Eco: An Anthology, page 111:
      Eco has his own image for this method-spiral repetition: every new exploration elevates the solutions to a higher level by expanding the thema's cognitive context.
    • 2013, Siegfried Wenzel, The Art of Preaching, page 151:
      With regard to its division—which is the second main section [of this treatise]—one must diligently examine the meaning of the words that appear in the thema.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek θέμα (théma)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: the‧ma

Noun[edit]

thema n (plural thema's or themata, diminutive themaatje n)

  1. topic, subject, issue
  2. (music) theme

Interlingua[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

thema (plural themas)

  1. subject (e.g., of conversation)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek θέμα (théma).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

thema n (genitive thematis); third declension

  1. theme, topic
  2. the alignment of celestial bodies at a person's birth, horoscope

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative thema themata
Genitive thematis thematum
Dative thematī thematibus
Accusative thema themata
Ablative themate thematibus
Vocative thema themata

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: theme
  • German: Thema
  • French: thème
  • Italian: tema

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

thema m (plural themas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of tema (used in Portugal until September 1911 and died out in Brazil during the 1920s).