σχολή

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From Proto-Indo-European *seǵhe-, *sǵhē- (to hold, have, possess). Compare ἔχω (ékhō, I hold), σχῆμα (skhêma, I hold).

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σχολή (skholḗ) (genitive σχολῆς) f, first declension

  1. leisure, free time
  2. rest
  3. that in which leisure time is spent, especially lecture, disputation, discussion
  4. philosophy
  5. place where lectures were given, school, lecture hall
  6. (in the plural) the Praetorian guard (see Latin scholae)

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