φιλοσοφία

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From φῐλόσοφος (philósophos, loving knowledge) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā), from φῐ́λος (phílos, love) +‎ σοφός (sophós, skilled with handcrafts; wise).

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φῐλοσοφῐ́ᾱ (philosophíāf (genitive φῐλοσοφῐ́ᾱς); 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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Greek[edit]

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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