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γάμμα

Ἐς δὲ τὰ ἔσχατα νουσήματα αἱ ἔσχαται θεραπεῖαι ἐς ἀκριβείην, κράτισται -> For extreme diseases, extreme methods of cure, as to restriction, are most suitable.
Corpus Hippocraticum, Aphorisms 1.6.2
Full diacritics: γάμμα Medium diacritics: γάμμα Low diacritics: γάμμα Capitals: ΓΑΜΜΑ
Transliteration A: gámma Transliteration B: gamma Transliteration C: gamma Beta Code: ga/mma

English (LSJ)

τό, indecl.,

   A the letter γ. X.Cyr.7.1.5, Oec.19.9, etc.:—also γέμμα Demoer.19. (Aram. gamla' 'camel'.)

German (Pape)

[Seite 473] τό, indecl., der Buchstab γ, Plat. Crat. 427 b.

Greek (Liddell-Scott)

γάμμα: τό, ἄκλ., τὸ γράμμα γ, ὃ ἴδε.

French (Bailly abrégé)

(τὸ), indécl.
gamma (Γ, γ) 3ᵉ lettre de l’alphabet grec.
Étymologie: emprunt sémit.

Spanish (DGE)

τό

• Alolema(s): γέμμα Democr.B 19
indecl., la letra gamma tercera del alfabeto gr., Democr.l.c., ὥστε κεῖσθαι ὥσπερ γ. ὕπτιον X.Oec.19.9, cf. Cyr.7.1.5, ὀψὲ γὰρ ἐχρήσαντο τῷ γ. Plu.2.277d, Lyd.Mag.2.4
como apodo de una hetera Ἑρπυλλὶς δὲ ἡ Κυζικηνὴ ἑταίρα Γάμμα Ptol.Chenn.5.27, cf. Γ.

• Etimología: Prést. sem., cf. hebr. ǧimel.

Russian (Dvoretsky)

γάμμα: τό indecl. гамма (3-я буква греч. алфавита - Γ, γ) Xen., Plat., Plut., Luc.

Frisk Etymological English

Grammatical information: n.
Meaning: name of a letter (X.)
Other forms: γέμμα (Democr.)
Origin: LW [a loanword which is (probably) not of Pre-Greek origin] Sem.
Etymology: From Semitic, cf. Hebr. gīmel and the word for camel: Hebr. gāmāl, Aram. gamlā (Schwyzer 140 w. n. 4).

Middle Liddell


indecl, third letter in Gr. alphabet; as Numeral γ' = three, third: but ,γ = 3000.
I. γ is the medial palatal mute, between tenuis κ and asp. χ. Before the palatals γ, κ, χ and before ξ, pronounced like n in ng, as in ἄγγος, ἄγκος, ἄγχι, ἄγξω: before the same letters ἐν- in compos. becomes ἐγ-.
II. changes of γ, etc.:
1. γ is sometimes prefixed, αἶα γαῖα, lac γλάγος, γάλακτος, νοέω γνῶναι, νέφος γνόφος.
2. sometimes interchanged with β, v. βῆτα I. 1; sometimes with κ, γνάπτω κνάπτω.

Dutch (Woordenboekgrieks.nl)

γάμμα, τό indecl. gamma; zie ook Γ, γ.

Frisk Etymology German

γάμμα: {gámma}
Forms: γέμμα (Demokr.)
Grammar: n. (X. u. a.),
Meaning: Buchstabenname.
Derivative: Deminutivum γαμματίσκιον (Lyd. Mag.).
Etymology : Aus dem Semitischen, vgl. hebr. gīmel und das Wort für Kamel: hebr. gāmāl, aram. gamlā, nilnub. kam (Schwyzer 140 m. A. 4).
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