φιλία

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From φιλέω (phileō, love)

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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

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Noun[edit]

φιλία (filíaf (plural φιλίες)

  1. friendship, companionship

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