ἁμαρτία

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Etymology[edit]

From the root of ἁμαρτάνω ‎(hamartánō, to miss, fail) +‎ -ίᾱ ‎(-íā, abstract noun suffix).

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ᾰ̔μᾰρτίᾱ ‎(hamartíāf ‎(genitive ᾰ̔μᾰρτίᾱς); first declension a̔martia may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek ᾰ̔μᾰρτίᾱ. (Attic, Koine Greek)

  1. error, mistake, fault, failure
  2. (religion, philosophy) guilt, sin

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