διαίρεσις

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From διαιρέω (diairéō, take apart, cleave, divide) +‎ -σις (-sis), from δια- (dia-, between) +‎ αἱρέω (hairéō, take, grasp)

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δῐαίρεσῐς (diaíresisf (genitive δῐαιρέσεως); third declension

  1. divisibility
  2. (medicine) dissection
    • 129 CE – 216 CE, Galen, Collected Works 4.664
    1. (medicine) venesection
    2. (medicine) surgical operation
    3. (medicine, in the plural) wounds
  3. division, distribution
  4. distinction
  5. (logic) division into logical genus and species (γένος (génos) and εἶδος (eîdos))
  6. (logic) separation of the subject and predicate
  7. (logic) the fallacy of division
  8. (rhetoric) division or distribution of an argument into its component subjects or subtopics (known formerly as "heads")
    • Hermogenes of Tarsus, Progymnasmata 7
    • Hermogenes of Tarsus, On legal issues 1
    • 1 CE – 100 CE, Onasander, Strategikos 2
  9. (grammar) the resolution of a diphthong into two syllables, diaeresis
  10. (grammar) the resolution of one word into two
    • 250 CE – 350 CE, Athenaeus, Deipnosophistae 11.492a
    • Tryphon, On Tropes 1.8
  11. (poetry) division of a poetic line when the end of a word and a metrical foot coincide, diaeresis
  12. (mathematics) transformation of a dividend yield
  13. (military) division of troops in the Roman cohors
  14. (music) division or separation between sounds, interval

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  • Latin: diaeresis

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