σχῆμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *sǵʰ-éh₁-mn̥, formed from the zero grade of Proto-Indo-European *seǵʰ- (to hold), synchronically corresponding to ἔχω (ékhō, I have) +‎ -μα (-ma).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

σχῆμᾰ (skhêman (genitive σχήμᾰτος); third declension

  1. form, shape, figure
  2. appearance, show, pretense
  3. bearing, look, air, mien
  4. stateliness, dignity, pomp
  5. fashion, manner, way
  6. character, persona
  7. state, nature, constitution
  8. species, kind
  9. (in the plural) steps
  10. dance
  11. sketch, outline, plan, scheme
  12. diagram

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Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: sqimë
  • Aramaic: אסכימא, אסכמא
  • English: schema
  • Greek: σχήμα (schíma)
  • Latin: schēma
  • Parthian: [script needed] (ʾskym /iskēm/) (Manichaean)
  • Russian: схе́ма f (sxéma)

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