φράτηρ

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From Proto-Hellenic *pʰrā́tēr, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰréh₂tēr. Cognates include Phrygian βρατερε (bratere), Latin frāter, Sanskrit भ्रातृ (bhrātṛ), Gothic 𐌱𐍂𐍉𐌸𐌰𐍂 (brōþar), Old English brōþor (English brother). The old kin sense of "brother" has been assumed by ἀδελφός (adelphós).

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φρᾱ́τηρ (phrā́tērm (genitive φρᾱ́τερος); third declension

  1. Member of a community: clansman, citizen

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