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stigma

EnglishEdit

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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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NounEdit

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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NounEdit

stigma m (plural stigmi)

  1. stigma (all senses)

stigma m, f (invariable)

  1. stigma (Greek ligature)

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Etymology 1Edit

From the Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma).

NounEdit

stigma n (genitive stigmatis); third declension

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

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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Etymology 2Edit

Collateral form of stemma.

NounEdit

stigma n (genitive stigmatis); third declension

  1. medieval spelling of stemma
DeclensionEdit

Third declension neuter.

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

ReferencesEdit

  • “2. stigma” on page 991/2 of Jan Frederik Niermeyer’s Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus (1976)

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NounEdit

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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