-σις

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From earlier -τις (-tis) (retained after dentals), from Proto-Indo-European *-tis. The *t changed to *s by assibilation and palatalization, triggered by the following *i. Cognates include Latin -tiō.

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-σῐς (-sisf (genitive -σεως or -σῐος or -σηος); third declension

  1. Added to verb stems to form abstract nouns or nouns of action, result or process

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