Definition of -philia in English:

-philia

Pronunciation: /ˈfɪlɪə/

combining form

1Denoting fondness, especially an abnormal love for a specified thing: paedophilia

Origin

from Greek philia 'fondness'.

Derivatives

-philiac

combining form

-philic

combining form

-philous

combining form

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