ἀνάλυσις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἀναλύω (analúō, I unravel, investigate) +‎ -σις (-sis).

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ἀνάλυσις (análusis) (genitive ἀναλύσεως) f, third declension

  1. a loosing, releasing
  2. a dissolving, resolution of a whole into its parts, analysis
  3. (in Aristotle's Logic) the reduction of the imperfect figures into the perfect one
  4. the solution of a problem
  5. retrogression, retirement, departure

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