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  • n. Plural form of lemma.


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  • The educational carreer of the Tractatus appears from two commentaries, [6] which contain short lemmata and a number of questions

    Peter of Spain

  • There are many profane sciences which borrow unproved from a superior science their highest principles; these are the so-called lemmata, subsidiary propositions, which serve as premises for further conclusions.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • I = 0 bits in which all words belong to a single lemma, when equation (8) allows the introduction of previously unrepresented lemmata, that is, ones with

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  • In 1970 the first volume appeared from Treccani in Rome, and by 1976 the fifth and final volume of lemmata had appeared.

    Enciclopedia dantesca, gen. ed. Umberto Bosco, 6 vols (Treccani, 1970-1976)

  • Why, then, should Catholic theology, because of its postulates, lemmata, and mysteries, be denied the name of a science?

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 14: Simony-Tournon

  • A text may gain or lose lemmata through repeated miscopying, but as equation (3) shows, the overall trend will be toward replacement of less common lemmata by more common ones, with the eventual loss of lemmata from the text.

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  • De Rerum Natura, for instance, ~1,600 out of ~4,500 lemmata in the archetype of manuscripts

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  • Assuming that p is constant among lemmata amounts to assuming that the p ks approach a common value p as an average, for which justifications can be found in instances like this one

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  • Loss during copying should be common because most lemmata occur quite infrequently.

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  • That is, given a large number of choices among a large number of lemmata, the law of averages will apply, and, for practical purposes, all choices could just as well have been governed by a constant probability Under these conditions, the editor's probability p of choosing correctly relates directly to the amount of pertinent information entropy 0 ≤

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  • Like those lemmata of Zorn and Fatou.

    "Dinner's ruined. my stigmata bled all over the lemmata salad".

    (overheard in Saint Augustine's house)

    March 24, 2009

  • plural form of lemma.

    March 24, 2009