Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

αἱρέω (hairéō) +‎ -σῐς (-sis)

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NounEdit

αἵρεσῐς (haíresisf (genitive αἱρέσεως or αἱρέσῐος); third declension

  1. taking, receiving
  2. a choice, selection
  3. a purpose
  4. a system of principles
  5. (philosophy, religion) a school of thought, sect
  6. (Christianity, Koine) a heresy

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DescendantsEdit

  • Latin: haeresis
  • Russian: е́ресь f (jéresʹ)

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