logia

[ loh-gee-uh, -jee-uh, log-ee-uh ]
/ ˈloʊ gi ə, -dʒi ə, ˈlɒg i ə /

noun

a plural of logion.

Definition for logia (2 of 2)

logion
[ loh-gee-on, -jee-, log-ee- ]
/ ˈloʊ giˌɒn, -dʒi-, ˈlɒg i- /

noun, plural lo·gi·a [loh-gee-uh, -jee-uh, log-ee-uh] /ˈloʊ gi ə, -dʒi ə, ˈlɒg i ə/, lo·gi·ons.

a traditional saying or maxim, as of a religious teacher.
(sometimes initial capital letter) Biblical Criticism.
  1. a saying of Jesus, especially one contained in collections supposed to have been among the sources of the present Gospels.
  2. a saying included in the agrapha.

Origin of logion

1580–90; < Greek lógion saying, oracle, noun use of neuter of lógios skilled in words, eloquent. See log-, -ious
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British Dictionary definitions for logia (1 of 2)

logia
/ (ˈlɒɡɪə) /

noun

a supposed collection of the sayings of Christ held to have been drawn upon by the writers of the gospels
the plural of logion

British Dictionary definitions for logia (2 of 2)

logion
/ (ˈlɒɡɪˌɒn) /

noun plural logia (ˈlɒɡɪə)

a saying of Christ regarded as authenticSee also logia

Word Origin for logion

C16: from Greek: a saying, oracle, from logos word
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