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]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek θῆτα (thêta).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈθiːtə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈθeɪtə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

theta (plural thetas)

  1. The eighth letter οf the Modern Greek alphabet, ninth in Old Greek: Θ, θ.
  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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