(grammar) Voice (active or passive).
Other Word Forms of Diathesis
Origin of Diathesis
Greek disposition, condition from diatithenai diathe- to dispose dia- dia- tithenai to place, set dhē- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Modern Latin, from Ancient Greek διάθεσις (diathesis, “state, condition”), from διατιθέναι (diatithenai, “to arrange”).
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