σχίσμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root *σχιδ- (*skhid-), from Proto-Indo-European *skey-, whence also σχίζω (skhízō, I split) and the suffix -μα (-ma).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /skʰíz.ma/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈskʰiz.ma/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈsxiz.ma/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈsçiz.ma/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈsçiz.ma/
  • Noun[edit]

    σχῐ́σμᾰ (skhísman (genitive σχῐ́σμᾰτος); third declension

    1. That which is divided: division, rent, split
    2. A division of people based on differing opinions: schism, faction

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek σχίσμα (skhísma).

    Noun[edit]

    σχίσμα (schísman (plural σχίσματα)

    1. split, rift, division
    2. (religion) schism

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