στίγμα

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek root στιγ- (stig-), whence also στίζω (stízō, I mark), and the suffix -μα (-ma).

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στῐ́γμᾰ (stígman (genitive στῐ́γμᾰτος); third declension

  1. A mark from a pointed instrument, often as a sign of ownership: mark, brand, tattoo
  2. Any mark or spot
  3. (colour): gold

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma).

NounEdit

στίγμα (stígman (plural στίγματα)

  1. stigma (mark of infamy)
  2. disgrace
  3. scar, birthmark
  4. stigma (Ϛ and ϛ: a ligature of the Greek letters lunate sigma and tau)

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