στίγμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek root στιγ- (stig-), whence also στίζω (stízō, I mark), and the suffix -μα (-ma).

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Noun[edit]

στίγμα (stigma) (genitive στίγματος) n, third declension

  1. A mark from a pointed instrument, often as a sign of ownership: mark, brand, tattoo
  2. Any mark or spot
  3. (colour): gold

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

στίγμα (stígman (plural στίγματα)

  1. stigma (mark of infamy)
  2. scar or birthmark
  3. a ligature of the Greek letters lunate sigma and tau (Ϛ, ϛ)