πτῶσις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From πῑ́πτω (pī́ptō, I fall) +‎ -σῐς (-sis).

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Noun[edit]

πτῶσῐς (ptôsis) (genitive πτώσεως); f, third declension

  1. falling, a fall
  2. (grammar) inflection
    • {{Q|grc|Arist.|Po.|1457|a|18|quote=τὸ γὰρ ἐβάδισεν; ἢ βάδιζε πτῶσις ῥήματος κατὰ ταῦτα τὰ εἴδη ἐστίν.|trans="Walked" and "Walk!" are verbal conjugations of this kind.
  3. arrangement of terms in a syllogism

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