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PronunciationEdit

 

EtymologyEdit

From the root *σχιδ- (*skhid-), from Proto-Indo-European *skey-, whence also σχίζω (skhízō, I split) and the suffix -μα (-ma).

NounEdit

σχίσμα (skhísman (genitive σχίσματος); third declension

  1. That which is divided: division, rent, split
  2. A division of people based on differing opinions: schism, faction

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GreekEdit

NounEdit

σχίσμα (schísman (plural σχίσματα)

  1. split, rift, division
  2. (religion) schism

DeclensionEdit