σύστημα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From σῠνῐ́στημῐ (sunístēmi, I place together, associate, unite) +‎ -μᾰ (-ma).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /sýs.tɛː.ma/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈsys.te.ma/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈsys.ti.ma/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈsys.ti.ma/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈsis.ti.ma/
  • Noun[edit]

    σύστημᾰ (sústēman (genitive συστήμᾰτος); third declension

    1. a whole made of several parts or members.
    2. an organized government, confederacy
    3. a body of soldiers, corps
    4. flock, herd
    5. college of priests or magistrates
    6. (music) the combination of several tones
    7. the combination of several verses into a whole composition
    8. the accumulation of sediment
    9. machine, apparatus

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek σύστημα (sústēma).

    Noun[edit]

    σύστημα (sýstiman (plural συστήματα)

    1. system

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    Further reading[edit]

    • σύστημα in Triantafyllides, Hidryma (1998) Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek]