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Re: Comparison of philosophical languages

From:Bryan Maloney <> <slimehoo@...>
Date:Thursday, January 23, 2003, 1:12
--- In, Muke Tever <mktvr@C...> wrote:

> Actually "god" as a root (in English generally from Gk "theo-" or L
"dei-") is
> pretty common--forming, say, apotheosis, deity, theology, deism,
> theocracy, mono-/polytheism...
The word "god" is interesting, too. It comes from a root referring to "to call" while "theo-/dei-" come from a root referring to "to shine" and "Aesir" came from a root referring to "spirit".