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EtymologyEdit

From φῐλέω (philéō, to love) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā).

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φῐλῐ́ᾱ (philíāf (genitive φῐλῐ́ᾱς); first declension

  1. friendship, love, affection, fondness
  2. friendliness, kindliness, without any affection
  3. sexual love, like ἔρως (érōs)
    • 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 (neîkos) keeps them apart

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek φιλία (philía).

NounEdit

φιλία (filíaf (plural φιλίες)

  1. friendship, companionship

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