English edit

Etymology edit

From Latin -ismus. Doublet of -ism.

Suffix edit

-ismus

  1. Forming compound nouns describing a condition or system.

Derived terms edit

Alemannic German edit

Etymology edit

From Latin -ismus, from Ancient Greek -ισμός (-ismós).

Suffix edit

-ismus

  1. -ism

Czech edit

Etymology edit

From Latin -ismus, from Ancient Greek -ισμός (-ismós).

Pronunciation edit

Suffix edit

-ismus m inan (noun-forming suffix)

  1. -ism

See also edit

Further reading edit

German edit

 -ismus on German Wikipedia

Etymology edit

From Latin -ismus, from Ancient Greek -ισμός (-ismós).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /-ˈɪsmʊs/
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Suffix edit

-ismus m

  1. -ism

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Latin edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek -ισμός (-ismós), a suffix that forms abstract nouns of practice or teaching (doctrine); which itself is from the stem of verbs in -ίζειν (-ízein), or from -ισμα (-isma), which more specifically expressed a finished act or thing done.

Pronunciation edit

Suffix edit

-ismus m (genitive -ismī); second declension

  1. -ism; Suffixed to nouns or verbs to forms masculine abstract nouns of practice (action or incidence), result, teaching (doctrine or philosophy), or status (state or condition) related to the thing or action so suffixed

Declension edit

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative -ismus -ismī
Genitive -ismī -ismōrum
Dative -ismō -ismīs
Accusative -ismum -ismōs
Ablative -ismō -ismīs
Vocative -isme -ismī

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Low German edit

Suffix edit

-ismus

  1. -ism

Luxembourgish edit

Etymology edit

From German -ismus, from Latin -ismus.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈismus/, [ˈizmus]

Suffix edit

-ismus m

  1. -ism