-philia

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Ancient Greek φιλία (philía, (fraternal) love).

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-philia

  1. Used to form nouns meaning liking, love (for something).
    Afrophilia = a love of Africa or African people
  2. (pathology) Used to form nouns meaning abnormal liking or tendency (for something), e.g. paraphilia.

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