Share this entry

eigen- Syllabification: eigen-

Definition of eigen- in English:

combining form

Mathematics & Physics
Proper; characteristic: eigenfunction

Origin

From the German adjective eigen 'own'.

Definition of eigen- in:

Share this entry

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources