σχίσμα

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EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek 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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NounEdit

σχίσμα ‎(schísman ‎(plural σχίσματα)

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

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