στάσις

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PIE root
*steh₂-

From Proto-Hellenic *státis, from Proto-Indo-European *stéh₂tis (whence also Latin statiō, Gothic 𐍃𐍄𐌰𐌸𐍃 ‎(staþs, place), and Old English stede (English stead)), from *steh₂- ‎(to stand). See also ἵστημι ‎(hístēmi, I stand).

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στᾰ́σῐς ‎(stásisf ‎(genitive στᾰ́σεως or στᾰ́σῐος); third declension

  1. a standing, placing, setting
    1. standing stone, pillar
    2. erection (of a building), building
    3. weighing
    4. (figuratively) standing, stature
    5. position, posture, station
      1. stable, stall
      2. compass positio
      3. posture of a boxer
        1. (figuratively) position of a litigant
      4. position or opinion of a philosopher
    6. state, condition
  2. party, company, band
  3. party formed for sedition, faction
    1. sedition, discord
    2. division, dissent
  4. statute, decree

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