See also: Stigma

EnglishEdit

 
A stigma of a flower
 
Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, St. Catherine of Siena, c. 1746

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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin stigma, from Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma, brand), from στίζω (stízō, I mark).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɪɡmə/
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NounEdit

stigma (plural stigmata or stigmas)

  1. A mark of infamy or disgrace.
  2. A scar or birthmark.
  3. (Christianity, chiefly in the plural stigmata) A mark on the body corresponding to one of the wounds of the Crucifixion on Jesus' body, and sometimes reported to bleed periodically.
  4. (literary, figuratively) An outward sign; an indication.
    • 1938, Norman Lindsay, Age of Consent, Sydney: Ure Smith, published 1962, page 65:
      Bradly scowled - the stigmata of alarm. What ultimate threat to his peace and privacy did this dropping in by young Podson imply?
  5. (botany) The sticky part of a flower that receives pollen during pollination.
    • 1982, Dennis Linde (lyrics and music), “Reproduction”, in Grease 2:
      Now you see just how the stamen gets its lusty dust onto the stigma / And why this frenzied chlorophyllous orgy starts in spring is no enigma!
  6. (medicine) A visible sign or characteristic of a disease.
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Etymology 2Edit

Partly from Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma, mark, sign), and partly from the acrophonic value of its initial st- as well as the analogy with the name of sigma.

NounEdit

stigma (plural stigmas)

  1. (typography) A ligature of the Greek letters sigma and tau, (Ϛ/ϛ).
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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin stigma.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈscɪɡma]
  • Hyphenation: stig‧ma

NounEdit

stigma n

  1. stigma, stain

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma, brand).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /stiːma/, [ˈsd̥iːma] or IPA(key): /stikma/, [ˈsd̥iɡ̊ma]

NounEdit

stigma n (singular definite stigmaet, plural indefinite stigmata)

  1. stigma

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FinnishEdit

NounEdit

stigma

  1. stigma

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of stigma (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative stigma stigmat
genitive stigman stigmojen
partitive stigmaa stigmoja
illative stigmaan stigmoihin
singular plural
nominative stigma stigmat
accusative nom. stigma stigmat
gen. stigman
genitive stigman stigmojen
stigmainrare
partitive stigmaa stigmoja
inessive stigmassa stigmoissa
elative stigmasta stigmoista
illative stigmaan stigmoihin
adessive stigmalla stigmoilla
ablative stigmalta stigmoilta
allative stigmalle stigmoille
essive stigmana stigmoina
translative stigmaksi stigmoiksi
instructive stigmoin
abessive stigmatta stigmoitta
comitative stigmoineen
Possessive forms of stigma (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person stigmani stigmamme
2nd person stigmasi stigmanne
3rd person stigmansa

FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma, brand)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stigma m (plural stigmas)

  1. stigma (Greek letter)
    Contrairement à ce que l'œil pourrait laisser croire, stigma n'est pas un sigma final grec : en effet, c'est l'évolution de la ligature d'un sigma lunaire avec un tau.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin stigma, from Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma).

NounEdit

stigma m (plural stigmi)

  1. stigma (all senses)

NounEdit

stigma m or f (invariable)

  1. stigma (Greek ligature)

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Further readingEdit

  • stigma1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • stigma2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the Ancient Greek στίγμα (stígma).

NounEdit

stigma n (genitive stigmatis); third declension

  1. brand (burned mark, especially on a slave)
DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative stigma stigmata
Genitive stigmatis stigmatum
Dative stigmatī stigmatibus
Accusative stigma stigmata
Ablative stigmate stigmatibus
Vocative stigma stigmata
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Etymology 2Edit

Collateral form of stemma.

NounEdit

stigma n (genitive stigmatis); third declension

  1. medieval spelling of stemma
DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative stigma stigmata
Genitive stigmatis stigmatum
Dative stigmatī stigmatibus
Accusative stigma stigmata
Ablative stigmate stigmatibus
Vocative stigma stigmata

ReferencesEdit

  • stigma in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • stigma in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • stigma in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • stigma in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • stigma in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Niermeyer, Jan Frederik (1976), “2. stigma”, in Mediae Latinitatis Lexicon Minus, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 991/2

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

stigma n

  1. a stigma
    att ha många barn har gått från stigma till status
    to have many children has gone from stigma to status

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DeclensionEdit

Declension of stigma 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stigma stigmat stigman stigmana
Genitive stigmas stigmats stigmans stigmanas

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