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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἀναλύω (analúō, I unravel, investigate) +‎ -σις (-sis).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /a.ná.ly.sis/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /aˈna.ly.sis/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /aˈna.ly.sis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /aˈna.ly.sis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /aˈna.li.sis/
  • NounEdit

    ᾰ̓νᾰ́λῠσῐς (análusisf (genitive ᾰ̓νᾰλῠ́σεως); third declension

    1. a loosing, releasing
    2. a dissolving, resolution of a whole into its parts, analysis
    3. (in Aristotle's Logic) the reduction of the imperfect figures into the perfect one
    4. the solution of a problem
    5. retrogression, retirement, departure

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