-ismus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ismus. Doublet of -ism.

Suffix[edit]

-ismus

  1. Forming compound nouns describing a condition or system.

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Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ismus, from Ancient Greek -ισμός (-ismós).

Suffix[edit]

-ismus

  1. -ism

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ismus m

  1. -ism

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German[edit]

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 -ismus on German Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Latin -ismus, from Ancient Greek -ισμός (-ismós).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /-ˈɪsmʊs/
  • (file)

Suffix[edit]

-ismus m (genitive -ismus, plural -ismen)

  1. -ism

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek -ισμός (-ismós), a suffix that forms abstract nouns of practice or teaching (doctrine); which itself is from the stem of verbs in -ίζειν (-ízein), or from -ισμα (-isma), which more specifically expressed a finished act or thing done.

Pronunciation[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ismus m (genitive -ismī); second declension

  1. -ism; Suffixed to nouns or verbs to forms masculine abstract nouns of practice (action or incidence), result, teaching (doctrine or philosophy), or status (state or condition) related to the thing or action so suffixed

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative -ismus -ismī
Genitive -ismī -ismōrum
Dative -ismō -ismīs
Accusative -ismum -ismōs
Ablative -ismō -ismīs
Vocative -isme -ismī

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Low German[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ismus

  1. -ism

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German -ismus, from Latin -ismus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈismus/, [ˈizmus]

Suffix[edit]

-ismus m

  1. -ism