sigmatic

adjective sig·mat·ic \(ˈ)sig¦matik\

Definition of sigmatic

of a tense

  1. :  characterized by the addition of s to the root in forming the tense stem —used especially of an aorist and a future in Greek and of corresponding forms in other Indo-European languages —opposed to asigmatic

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Origin and Etymology of sigmatic

International Scientific Vocabulary sigmat- (from Greek, from sigma) + -ic


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