θεσμός

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰh₁-dʰmó-s, from *dʰeh₁- (to do, put, place). Cognate with Welsh deddf (act, statute).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

θεσμός (thesmósm (genitive θεσμοῦ); second declension

  1. that which is laid down, law, ordinance
  2. (in general) rule, precept, rite
  3. institution, tribunal
  4. site, place

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DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: θεσμός (thesmós)

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek θεσμός (thesmós), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰeh₁- (to put).

NounEdit

θεσμός (thesmósm (plural θεσμοί)

  1. institution (society custom or practice)
    Ο γάμος αποτελεί θεσμό που επινόησαν οι κοινωνίες.
    O gámos apoteleí thesmó pou epinóisan oi koinoníes.
    Marriage is an institution invented by society.

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