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English[]

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Etymology[]

From Ancient Greek λῆμμα (lēmma), premise, assumption), from λαμβάνω (lambanō), I take).

Pronunciation[]

  • Rhymes: -ɛmə

Noun[]

Singular
Lemma

Plural
s

Lemma (s)

  1. (mathematics) A proposition proved or accepted for immediate use in the proof of some other proposition.
  2. (linguistics, usually) The canonical form of an inflected word; usually, for verbs: the infinitive or the present tense, first person singular; and for nouns: the nominative singular.
  3. (linguistics, less frequently) A lexeme; all the inflected forms of a term.

Related terms[]

  • dilemma
  • sublemma
  • tetralemma
  • trilemma

Translations[]

See also[]

  • basic form
  • canonical form
  • citation form
  • dictionary form
  • headword

External links[]

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Czech[]

Noun[]

Lemma n.

  1. (mathematics) lemma
  2. (linguistics) lemma (canonical form of a term)

Finnish[]

Noun[]

Lemma

  1. (mathematics) lemma

Declension[]

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Synonyms[]

  • apulause

Italian[]

Noun[]

lemma m. (plural lemmi)

  1. lemma
  2. entry (in a dictionary)

Anagrams[]

  • aelmm,
  • melma

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