theta

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See also: Theta, théta, thêta, and þeta

English[edit]

Ancient Greek Alphabet

eta
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iota
Θ θ
Ancient Greek: θῆτα
Wikipedia article on theta

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek θῆτα (thêta).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

theta (plural thetas)

  1. The eighth letter οf the Modern Greek alphabet, ninth in Old Greek.
  2. (mathematics) The measure of an angle.
  3. (finance) The sensitivity of the value of a derivative with respect to time; the "time decay".

Hypernyms[edit]

  • (measure of derivative price sensitivity): Greeks (includes list of coordinate terms)

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek θῆτα (thêta).

Noun[edit]

theta f (plural thetes)

  1. Theta; the Greek letter Θ (lowercase θ).

Czech[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek θῆτα (thêta).

Noun[edit]

theta n

  1. theta (Greek letter)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek θῆτα (thêta).

Noun[edit]

Italian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia it

theta m, f (invariable)

  1. theta (Greek letter)

Pali[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

theta

  1. reliable
  2. trustworthy

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

theta f (plural thetas)

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek θῆτα (thêta).

Noun[edit]

theta f (plural thetas)

  1. theta; the Greek letter Θ, θ

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