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).

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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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