αδελφός

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀδελφός (adelphós); from Proto-Hellenic *hə- (same, together) from Proto-Indo-European *sm̥- (together, one) + *gʷelbʰ- (womb), equivalent to ἁ- (ha-, same, copulative prefix) +‎ δελφύς (delphús, womb).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.ðelˈfos/
  • Hyphenation: α‧δελ‧φός

Noun[edit]

αδελφός (adelfósm (plural αδελφοί, feminine αδελφή)

  1. brother
  2. (religion) monk

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