diaspora

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See also: Diaspora and diáspora

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek διασπορά (diasporá, dispersion), from διασπείρω (diaspeírō, to scatter), from διά- (diá-, prefix indicating motion across or in all directions) + σπείρω (speírō, to sow).

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diaspora (plural diasporas)

  1. (historical) The dispersion of the Jews among the Gentiles after the Babylonian captivity (6th century B.C.E.).
  2. (by extension) Any similar dispersion.
    The African diaspora caused a melding of cultures, both African cultures and Western ones, in many places.
  3. (collective) A group so dispersed, especially Jews outside of the land of Israel.
  4. The regions where such a dispersed group (especially the Jews) resides, taken collectively.
    Jews in the diaspora often have a different perspective of anti-Semitism from Israeli Jews.
  5. Any dispersion of an originally homogeneous entity, such as a language or culture.
    • 1988, Joseph Foley, New Englishes: the case of Singapore, page 1:
      Small wonder that there should have been in recent years fresh talk of the diaspora of English into several mutually incomprehensible languages

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References[edit]

  1. ^ diaspora” in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.
  2. ^ diaspora” in Dictionary.com Unabridged, Dictionary.com, LLC, 1995–present.

Further reading[edit]

  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg diaspora on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Jewish diaspora on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • diaspora at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • diaspora in Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary, edited by The Keywords Project, Colin MacCabe, Holly Yanacek, 2018.
  • diaspora in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

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Etymology[edit]

From diasporo +‎ -a.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /diasˈpora/
  • Hyphenation: di‧as‧po‧ra
  • Rhymes: -ora

Adjective[edit]

diaspora (accusative singular diasporan, plural diasporaj, accusative plural diasporajn)

  1. diasporic

Finnish[edit]

(index d)

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdiɑˌsporɑ/, [ˈdiɑˌs̠po̞rɑ]
  • Rhymes: -orɑ
  • Syllabification: di‧a‧spo‧ra

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diaspora

  1. diaspora

Declension[edit]

Inflection of diaspora (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative diaspora diasporat
genitive diasporan diasporien
partitive diasporaa diasporia
illative diasporaan diasporiin
singular plural
nominative diaspora diasporat
accusative nom. diaspora diasporat
gen. diasporan
genitive diasporan diasporien
diasporainrare
partitive diasporaa diasporia
inessive diasporassa diasporissa
elative diasporasta diasporista
illative diasporaan diasporiin
adessive diasporalla diasporilla
ablative diasporalta diasporilta
allative diasporalle diasporille
essive diasporana diasporina
translative diasporaksi diasporiksi
instructive diasporin
abessive diasporatta diasporitta
comitative diasporineen
Possessive forms of diaspora (type koira)
possessor singular plural
1st person diasporani diasporamme
2nd person diasporasi diasporanne
3rd person diasporansa

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diaspora f (plural diasporas)

  1. diaspora

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Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia id

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek διασπορά (diasporá, dispersion), from διασπείρω (diaspeírō, to scatter), from διά- (diá-, prefix indicating motion across or in all directions) + σπείρω (speírō, to sow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [diasˈpora]
  • Hyphenation: di‧as‧po‧ra

Noun[edit]

diaspora (plural, first-person possessive diasporaku, second-person possessive diasporamu, third-person possessive diasporanya)

  1. diaspora.

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diaspora f (plural diaspore)

  1. diaspora (all senses)

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