σχίσις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From σχίζω (skhízō, to split) +‎ -σις (-sis).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

σχῐ́σῐς (skhísisf (genitive σχῐ́σεως); third declension

  1. cleaving, parting, division
  2. Difference of opinion
  3. vulva

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: schisis
  • Russian: схи́зис (sxízis)

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