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stigma

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A stigma of a flower

Alternative formsEdit

  • stigmat (Anglicised long stem)
  • stigme (Anglicised short stem, obsolete, rare)

EtymologyEdit

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

NounEdit

stigma (plural stigmata or stigmas)

  1. A mark of infamy or disgrace.
  2. A scar or birthmark.
  3. (botany) The sticky part of a flower that receives pollen during pollination.
  4. a ligature of the Greek letters sigma and tau, (Ϛ/ϛ).

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma, brand).

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

stigma n (singular definite stigmaet, plural indefinite stigmata)

  1. stigma

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FinnishEdit

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stigma

  1. stigma

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FrenchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

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.

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stigma m (plural stigmi)

  1. stigma (all senses)

stigma m, f (invariable)

  1. stigma (Greek ligature)

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma).

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NounEdit

stigma n (genitive stigmatis); third declension

  1. brand (burned mark, especially on a slave)

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Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative stigma stigmata
genitive stigmatis stigmatum
dative stigmatī stigmatibus
accusative stigma stigmata
ablative stigmate stigmatibus
vocative stigma stigmata

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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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