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ἀδελφός α copul. , δελφύς; cf. Lat. couterinus

ἀδελφοί are properly sons of the same mother: Subst., ἀδελφός, , voc. ἄδελφε (not -φέ), ionic ἀδελφεός, epic -ειός:—a brother, or generally, a near kinsman, ἀδελφοί brother and sister, like Lat. fratres, Eur.; ἀδελφεοὶ ἀπ᾽ ἀμφοτέρων brothers by both parents, i. e. not half-brothers, Hdt.
2.a brother (as a fellow Christian), NTest.
II.adj., ἀδελφός, ή, όν, brotherly or sisterly, Trag., Plat. Lat. geminus, gemellus, of anything in pairs, twin, Xen.:—then, just like, c. gen. or dat., ἀδελφὰ τῶνδε, ἀδελφὰ τούτοισι Soph.

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