βάπτισμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From βαπτίζω (baptízō, to dip in liquid) +‎ -μα (-ma).

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Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowel ι by adding a macron after it if it is long, or a breve if it is short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes it is short if unmarked.

Noun[edit]

βάπτισμα (báptisman (genitive βαπτίσματος); third declension

  1. baptism.

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 (Frequency comparison: βάπτισμα (váptisma): 93%, βάφτισμα (váftisma): 7%  source: Hellenic National Corpus , May 2010)

Etymology[edit]

βαπτίζω (vaptízo, to baptise) +‎ -μα (-ma)

Noun[edit]

βάπτισμα (váptisman (plural βαπτίσματα)

  1. (religion) baptism, christening (the sacrament)

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