σύστημα

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From συνίστημι (sunístēmi, I place together, associate, unite) (from σύν (sún, with, together) + ἵστημι (hístēmi, I stand)) +‎ -μα (-ma)

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σύστημα (sústēma) (genitive συστήματος) n, third declension

  1. a whole made of several parts or members.
  2. an organized government, confederacy
  3. a body of soldiers, corps
  4. flock, herd
  5. college of priests or magistrates
  6. (music) the combination of several tones
  7. the combination of several verses into a whole composition
  8. the accumulation of sediment
  9. machine, apparatus

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σύστημα (sýstiman (plural συστήματα)

  1. system

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