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See also: αγάπη

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the verb ἀγαπάω (agapáō, to love).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /a.ɡá.pɛː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /aˈɡa.pe/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /aˈɣa.pi/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /aˈɣa.pi/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /aˈɣa.pi/
  • NounEdit

    ᾰ̓γᾰ́πη (agápēf (genitive ᾰ̓γᾰ́πης); first declension

    1. love, affection, esteem
    2. specifically, the love between God and humanity, good will, benevolence,
    3. (in the plural) Christian love feasts

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