[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.
- a saying of Jesus, especially one contained in collections supposed to have been among the sources of the present Gospels.
- a saying included in the agrapha.
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Origin of logion
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noun plural logia (ˈlɒɡɪə)
Word Origin for logion
C16: from Greek: a saying, oracle, from logos word
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