στίγμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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From the Ancient Greek root στιγ- (stig-), whence also στίζω (stízō, I mark), and the suffix -μα (-ma).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /stíŋ.ma/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈstiɡ.ma/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈstiɣ.ma/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈstiɣ.ma/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈstiɣ.ma/
  • Noun[edit]

    στῐ́γμᾰ (stígman (genitive στῐ́γμᾰτος); third declension

    1. A mark from a pointed instrument, often as a sign of ownership: mark, brand, tattoo
    2. Any mark or spot
    3. (colour): gold

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma).

    Noun[edit]

    στίγμα (stígman (plural στίγματα)

    1. stigma (mark of infamy)
    2. disgrace
    3. scar, birthmark
    4. stigma (Ϛ and ϛ: a ligature of the Greek letters lunate sigma and tau)

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