topos

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See also: Topos and tôpos

English[edit]

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From Ancient Greek τόπος (tópos, place). Compare topic.

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topos (plural topoi or toposes)

  1. A literary theme or motif; a rhetorical convention or formula.
    • 2003, Roy Porter, Flesh in the Age of Reason, Penguin (2004), page 239,
      The ritual of weighing the soul was an iconographic topos familiar to Christianity from the ceremony of the weighing of sins at the Last Judgement.
  2. (category theory) an elementary topos
  3. (category theory) a Grothendieck topos
  4. (Rugby School) a toilet

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

topos

  1. plural of topu

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τόπος (tópos, place).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtoː.pɔs/
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Noun[edit]

topos m or n (plural topoi, diminutive toposje n)

  1. topos, literary theme.
  2. topos, mathematical structure.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τόπος (tópos, place).

Noun[edit]

topos m (plural topoi)

  1. topos

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

topos

  1. plural of topo

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

topos

  1. plural of topo