stigma

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English[edit]

A stigma of a flower
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, St. Catherine of Siena, c. 1746

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin stigma, from Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma, brand), from στίζω (stízō, I mark).

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stigma (plural stigmata or stigmas)

  1. A mark of infamy or disgrace.
  2. A scar or birthmark.
  3. (Christianity, chiefly in the plural stigmata) A mark on the body corresponding to one of the wounds of the Crucifixion on Jesus' body, and sometimes reported to bleed periodically.
  4. (botany) The sticky part of a flower that receives pollen during pollination.
  5. (medicine) A visible sign or characteristic of a disease.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Partly from Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma, mark, sign), and partly from the acrophonic value of its initial st- as well as the analogy with the name of sigma.

Noun[edit]

stigma (plural stigmas)

  1. (typography) A ligature of the Greek letters sigma and tau, (Ϛ/ϛ).
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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma, brand).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stiːma/, [ˈsd̥iːma] or IPA(key): /stikma/, [ˈsd̥iɡ̊ma]

Noun[edit]

stigma n (singular definite stigmaet, plural indefinite stigmata)

  1. stigma

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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

stigma

  1. stigma

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Inflection of stigma (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative stigma stigmat
genitive stigman stigmojen
partitive stigmaa stigmoja
illative stigmaan stigmoihin
singular plural
nominative stigma stigmat
accusative nom. stigma stigmat
gen. stigman
genitive stigman stigmojen
stigmainrare
partitive stigmaa stigmoja
inessive stigmassa stigmoissa
elative stigmasta stigmoista
illative stigmaan stigmoihin
adessive stigmalla stigmoilla
ablative stigmalta stigmoilta
allative stigmalle stigmoille
essive stigmana stigmoina
translative stigmaksi stigmoiksi
instructive stigmoin
abessive stigmatta stigmoitta
comitative stigmoineen
Possessive forms of stigma (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person stigmani stigmamme
2nd person stigmasi stigmanne
3rd person stigmansa

French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma, brand)

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stigma m (plural stigmas)

  1. stigma (Greek letter)
    Contrairement à ce que l'œil pourrait laisser croire, stigma n'est pas un sigma final grec : en effet, c'est l'évolution de la ligature d'un sigma lunaire avec un tau.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stigma, from Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma).

Noun[edit]

stigma m (plural stigmi)

  1. stigma (all senses)

stigma m or f (invariable)

  1. stigma (Greek ligature)

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  • stigma1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • stigma2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From the Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma).

Noun[edit]

stigma n (genitive stigmatis); third declension

  1. brand (burned mark, especially on a slave)
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative stigma stigmata
Genitive stigmatis stigmatum
Dative stigmatī stigmatibus
Accusative stigma stigmata
Ablative stigmate stigmatibus
Vocative stigma stigmata
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Etymology 2[edit]

Collateral form of stemma.

Noun[edit]

stigma n (genitive stigmatis); third declension

  1. medieval spelling of stemma
Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative stigma stigmata
Genitive stigmatis stigmatum
Dative stigmatī stigmatibus
Accusative stigma stigmata
Ablative stigmate stigmatibus
Vocative stigma stigmata

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

stigma n

  1. a stigma
    att ha många barn har gått från stigma till status
    to have many children has gone from stigma to status

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Declension[edit]

Declension of stigma 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stigma stigmat stigman stigmana
Genitive stigmas stigmats stigmans stigmanas

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