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From Old French tesme (French: thème), from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] thema, from Ancient Greek θέμα (théma), from τίθημι (tithemi), “‘I put, place’”), reduplicative from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁- (“‘to put, place, do’”) (whence also English do).
- a subject of a talk or an artistic piece; a topic.
- a recurring idea; a motif.
- (music) the main melody of a piece of music, especially one that is the source of variations.
- (computing, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The collection of color schemes, sounds, artwork etc., that "skin" an environment towards a particular motif.
- (grammar) stem of a word
- (linguistics) thematic relation of a noun phrase to a verb
- (linguistics) theta role in generative grammar and government and binding theory.
- (linguistics) topic, what is being talked about, as opposed to rheme
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