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10:45 Aug 21, 2001
English to Greek translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: ology
Kinesiology is derived from the Greek words kines andology. These words translate to the English movement and study or the study of movement.
Simone Clayton

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na +1-λογία
Alekos Psimikakis
Eleni Zissi



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Greenglish: -logia
Pronounced: -log`ia

So, the termination is not "ology", but "-logy". It comes from the ancient Greek word "logos", meaning "a word, saying, speech, discourse, thought"
(Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary - You know, this 2300-page illustrated fat dictionary!)

Alekos Psimikakis
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Native speaker of: Greek
PRO pts in pair: 6

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Kinesiology = Κινησεολογία

-λογία = -logia

Always at the end a compound word, giving the meaning of dealing with, speaking about or studding the subject of the first component. So, Kinesiology is the science that studies the kinesis (=movement).

Eleni Zissi
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