φιλοσοφία

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From φιλόσοφος ‎(philósophos, loving knowledge), from φίλος ‎(phílos, love) + σοφία ‎(sophía, wisdom), σοφός ‎(sophós, wise/intelligent).

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φιλοσοφίᾱ ‎(philosophíāf ‎(genitive φιλοσοφίας); first declension

  1. love of knowledge, pursuit of knowledge
  2. the study, investigation of a topic
  3. philosophy
    • Πρός Κολοσσαεῖς 2:8
      Βλέπετε μή τις ὑμᾶς ἔσται ὁ συλαγωγῶν διὰ τῆς φιλοσοφίας καὶ κενῆς ἀπάτης...
      Watch that you are not taken captive by philosophy and empty deception...

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek φιλοσοφία ‎(philosophía)

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φιλοσοφία ‎(filosofíaf ‎(plural φιλοσοφίες)

  1. philosophy (science and belief system)

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