-λάτρης

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Etymology[edit]

Stem λᾰτρ (latr, serve”, “serve gods”) +‎ -ης (-ēs). Cognate Ancient Greek λατρεύω (latreúō)).

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-λᾰ́τρης (-látrēsm (genitive -λᾰ́τρου); first declension

  1. -later (server, to be subject, to serve gods)

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Greek: -λάτρης (-látris)


Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

-λάτρ (-látr) +‎ -ης (-is) from Ancient Greek -λάτρης (-látrēs).

Suffix[edit]

-λάτρης (-látris) (plural -λάτρες)

  1. Indicating someone who worships, adores
    είδωλο (eídolo, idol, reflection) + ‎-λάτρης (-látris) → ‎ειδωλολάτρης (eidololátris, idolater)
  2. -phile (expressing love of/for the attached word)
    βιβλιολάτρης (vivliolátris, bibliolater: adores books and reading) - βιβλιόφιλος (vivliófilos, bibliophile: likes books and reading)

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