φιλία

Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • φιλίη (philiē) (Ionic)

EtymologyEdit

From φιλέω (phileō, love)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

φῐλίᾱ (philiā) (genitive φιλίας) f, first declension

  1. friendship, love, affection, fondness
  2. friendliness, kindliness, without any affection
  3. sexual love, like ἔρως (erōs)
    • Lxx, Proverbs 5.19
  4. (with regard to things) fondness for
  5. regarded as the natural force which unites discordant elements and movements, as νεῖκος (neikos) keeps them apart

InflectionEdit

AntonymsEdit

  • (friendship): ἔχθρα (ekhthra), μῖσος (misos)

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit


GreekEdit

NounEdit

φιλία (filíaf (plural φιλίες)

  1. friendship, companionship

DeclensionEdit

Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 01:11