schema

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English[edit]

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From Latin schēma, from Ancient Greek σχῆμα (skhêma, form, shape).

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schema (plural schemata or schemas)

  1. An outline or image universally applicable to a general conception, under which it is likely to be presented to the mind (for example, a body schema).
  2. (databases) A formal description of the structure of a database: the names of the tables, the names of the columns of each table, and the data type and other attributes of each column.
  3. (markup languages) A formal description of data, data types, and data file structures, such as XML schemas for XML files.
  4. (logic) A formula in the language of an axiomatic system, in which one or more schematic variables appear, which stand for any term or subformula of the system, which may or may not be required to satisfy certain conditions.

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Etymology[edit]

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schema n (plural schema's or schemata, diminutive schemaatje n)

  1. (general sense) visualisation, diagram
  2. (sciences) conceptual model

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin schema, from Ancient Greek σχῆμα (skhêma, form, shape).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈskɛ.ma/
  • Rhymes: -ɛma
  • Hyphenation: schè‧ma

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schema m (plural schemi)

  1. outline, schema, layout, diagram, plan, draft, project, arrangement
  2. pattern, mould, norm

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek σχῆμα (skhêma, form, shape).

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Noun[edit]

schēma f, n (variously declined, genitive schēmae or schēmatis); first declension, third declension

  1. shape, figure, form, manner, posture
    • (Can we find and add a quotation of Charisius to this entry?)
  2. (rhetoric) figure of speech
  3. (geometry) outline, figure

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First declension.
Case Singular Plural
nominative schēma schēmae
genitive schēmae schēmārum
dative schēmae schēmīs
accusative schēmam schēmās
ablative schēmā schēmīs
vocative schēma schēmae
Third declension neuter.
Case Singular Plural
nominative schēma schēmata
genitive schēmatis schēmatum
dative schēmatī schēmatibus
accusative schēma schēmata
ablative schēmate schēmatibus
vocative schēma schēmata

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References[edit]

  • schēma in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “SCHEMA”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre, page SCHEMA, Schemma
  • 1 schĕma” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • 2 schēma” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • schēma (scēma)” on page 1,702/1 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (1st ed., 1968–82)
  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “schema”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (in Latin), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 945/1

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Etymology[edit]

From German Schema, same as English scheme, used in Swedish since 1673.

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schema n

  1. a schedule (time-based plan of events)
  2. a scheme (systematic arrangement)
  3. a diagram

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  • SAOL only lists neuter gender. The Greek plural schemata has also been used.

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Declension of schema 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative schema schemat scheman schemana
Genitive schemas schemats schemans schemanas
Declension of schema 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative schema scheman schemor schemorna
Genitive schemas schemans schemors schemornas

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