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English translation: adelfos=brother

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05:05 Nov 15, 2001
Greek to English translations [PRO]
History / History
Greek term or phrase: delphia
I need to know this from the city "Philidelphia"; I know that phileo is like brotherly love which is th city's nickname.
Michelle
English translation:adelfos=brother
Explanation:
Michelle, Philadelphia comes from two words:
filia, which means friendship (filos=friend)
and
adelfos, which means brother. So, I'd say it relates to brotherly love.
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Maria Karra
United States
Local time: 05:24
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Thank you very much - you've been very helpful!
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Maria Karra


  

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adelfos=brother


Explanation:
Michelle, Philadelphia comes from two words:
filia, which means friendship (filos=friend)
and
adelfos, which means brother. So, I'd say it relates to brotherly love.

Maria Karra
United States
Local time: 05:24
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in GreekGreek
PRO pts in category: 8
Grading comment
Thank you very much - you've been very helpful!

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