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Etymology

From Greek λήμμα (lḗmma), auxiliary proposition).

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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, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The canonical form of an inflected word; usually, for verbs: the infinitive or the present tense, first person singular; and for nouns: the nominitive singular.
  3. (linguistics, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A lexeme; all the inflected forms of a term.

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Czech

Noun

lemma n.

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

Italian

Noun

lemma m. (plural lemmi)

  1. lemma
  2. entry (in a dictionary)

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