cisma

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ecclesiastical Latin schisma, from Ancient Greek σχίσμα (skhísma, division).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (standard) /ˈθisma̝/, (western) /ˈsisma̝/, /ˈʃiɾma̝/

Noun[edit]

cisma m (plural cismas)

  1. (chiefly religion) schism (a split or separation within a group or organisation)
  2. obsession
    Synonyms: lideira, manía
  3. obstinacy; stubbornness (insistence in doing something, especially something that is likely not to work out)
    Synonyms: teima, porfía

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ecclesiastical Latin schisma, from Ancient Greek σχίσμα (skhísma, division).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cisma m (plural cismas)

  1. (chiefly religion) schism (a split or separation within a group or organisation)

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Noun[edit]

cisma f (plural cismas)

  1. vice; obsession (a bad habit)
    Synonym: mania
  2. spite (deep-seated enmity or ill-will towards someone)
    Synonym: rancor
  3. obstinacy; stubbornness (insistence in doing something, especially something that is likely not to work out)
    Synonym: teimosia

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Verb[edit]

cisma

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of cismar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of cismar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin schisma, from Ancient Greek σχίσμα (skhísma, division), from σχίζω (skhízō, I split).

Noun[edit]

cisma m (plural cismas)

  1. schism