1) laid down as a foundation, the foundation (of a building, wall, city)
2) metaphorically the foundations, beginnings, first principals
2a) of institution or system of truth
Part of Speech: adjective
Citing in TDNT: 3:63, 322
From a derivative of G5087; something put down, that is, a substruction (of a building, etc.), (literally or figuratively): - foundation.
These two sites give similar information, with the definition from several dictionaries and statistics on the use of the word.
Perseus Digital Library
University of Chicago's Logion lexicon
Thayer's dictionary plus other information.
From this site's dictionary (in Italian)
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