logion
noun (plural logia or logions) Etymology: Greek, diminutive of logos Date: 1864 saying; especially a saying attributed to Jesus

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  • Logion — Logia ist eine Bezeichnung für eine mögliche Sammlung von Zitaten Jesu, die dann als Ausgangsstoffe für die Verfasser der Evangelien gedient haben könnten. Das griechische Wort „logia“ bedeutet „Orakel, göttliche Antworten, Äußerungen oder Spruch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • logion — /loh gee on , jee , log ee /, n., pl. logia /loh gee euh, jee euh, log ee euh/, logions. 1. a traditional saying or maxim, as of a religious teacher. 2. (sometimes cap.) Biblical Criticism. a. a saying of Jesus, esp. one contained in collections… …   Universalium

  • Logion — Lo|gi|on, das; [s], ...ien [griech. lógion = Orakelspruch, zu: lógos, ↑Logos] (Theol.): Ausspruch, Wort Jesu Christi …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Logion — Lo|gi|on das; [s], ...ien [...i̯ən] <aus gr. lógion »Erzählung, Gespräch« zu lógos »Rede, Wort«, vgl. ↑Logos> überlieferter Ausspruch, Wort Jesu Christi; Jesuswort (Theol.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • logion — lo•gi•on [[t]ˈloʊ giˌɒn, dʒi , ˈlɒg i [/t]] n. pl. lo•gi•a [[t]ˈloʊ gi ə, dʒi ə, ˈlɒg i ə[/t]] lo•gi•ons a traditional saying or maxim, as of a religious teacher • Etymology: 1580–90; < Gk lógion, n. use of neut. of lógios skilled in words,… …   From formal English to slang

  • logion — noun A saying that is attributed to Jesus but which is not in the Bible. Syn: agraphon …   Wiktionary

  • logion — [ lɒgɪɒn, ləʊ ] noun (plural logia gɪə) a saying attributed to Christ, especially one not recorded in the canonical Gospels. Origin C19: from Gk, oracle …   English new terms dictionary

  • logion — lo·gi·on …   English syllables

  • logion — /ˈlɒgiɒn/ (say logeeon) noun (plural logia /ˈlɒgiə/ (say logeeuh)) 1. a traditional saying or maxim, as of a religious teacher. 2. (often upper case) a saying of Jesus (used especially with reference to sayings of Jesus contained in collections… …   Australian English dictionary

  • logion — n. (pl. logia) a saying attributed to Christ, esp. one not recorded in the canonical Gospels. Etymology: Gk, = oracle f. logos word …   Useful english dictionary

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