of a tense
: 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

Word History


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

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“Sigmatic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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