[loh-gee-uh, -jee-uh, log-ee-uh]


a plural of logion.

Nearby words

  1. loggia,
  2. logging,
  3. logging stone,
  4. loggy,
  5. logi,
  6. logic,
  7. logic array,
  8. logic bomb,
  9. logic cell,
  10. logic circuit


[loh-gee-on, -jee-, log-ee-]

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



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


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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