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Etymology of the French word diastase

the French word diastase
derived from the Greek word diastasis, διάστασις
derived from the Greek word stasis, στάσις (a standing (properly, the act); (by analogy) position (existence); by implication, a popular uprising; figuratively, controversy)
derived from the Greek word histanai
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *stā-
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *stā-
derived from the Greek word diistanai
derived from the Greek word histanai
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *stā-
derived from the Greek word diistemi, διΐστημι (to stand apart; to remove, intervene)

Date

The earliest known usage of diastase in French dates from the 18th century.

Derivations in French

diastasique, antidiastase, prodiastase

Derivations in other languages

English diastase, Romanian diastază



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