Great Greek Boy Names

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I

Igistratos (Leader of the army – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ηγίστρατος)
Ignatius (Fire – (Latin origin) – Ιγνάτιος)
Ioanna (Joanna – God’s favored – (Hebrew origin) – Ιωάννα)
Ioannis (John – God’s favored – (Hebrew origin) – Ιωάννης)
Ion (Mauve – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ίων)
Ipparchos (Leader of horses – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ίππαρχος)
Irinaios (Peaceful – (Ancien Greek origin) – Ειρηναίος)
Isaac (Smiling – (Hebrew origin) – Ισαάκ)
Ishmael (God is listening – (Hebrew origin) – Ισμαήλ)
Isidoros (Isidas’ gift – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ισίδωρος)
Isokratis (He follows equal distances, equality – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ισοκράτης)

J

Jacob (James – Substitute – (Hebrew origin) – Ιάκωβος)
January (Ianus – Romans’ God of transitions – (Latin origin) – Ιανουάριος)
Jason (Healer – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ιάσων)
Joachim (God stabilizes – (Hebrew origin) – Ιωακείμ)
Jonah (Pigeon – (Hebrew origin) – Ιωνάς)
Jordan (Outflow – (Hebrew origin) – Ιορδάνης)
Joseph (Having many children – (Hebrew origin) – Ιωσήφ)
Judas (Jude – Exalted, blessed – (Hebrew origin) – Ιούδας)
Jules (Thursday – (Latin origin) – Ιούλιος)
Julianos (Julian – July, Julius – (Latin origin) – Ιουλιανός)
Junios (June, Hera – (Latin origin) – Ιούνιος)
Justinos (Justin – Just, fair (Latin origin) – Ιουστίνος)
K

Kallistos (Most beautiful – (Ancient Greek origin) – Κάλλιστος)
Kimon (Passionate, Dark brown coloured – (Ancient Greek origin) – Κίμων)
Kleanthis (Glorious flower – (Ancient Greek origin) – Κλεάνθης)
Klearchos (Glorious lord – (Ancient Greek origin) – Κλέαρχος)
Krateros (Very strong – (Ancient Greek origin) – Κρατερός)
Kris (Nickname of Christopher – Christ bearer – (Modern Greek origin) – Κρις)
Kriton (Very clever, judge – (Ancient Greek origin) – Κρίτων)
Kyparissos (Cypress – (Ancient Greek origin) – Κυπάρισσος)

L
Lambrinos (Bright – (Ancient Greek origin but Modern Greek name) – Λαμπρινός)
Lambros (Bright – (Ancient Greek origin but Modern Greek name) – Λάμπρος)
Laocratis (People’s power, democratic, congregational – (Ancient Greek origin) – Λαοκράτης)
Laodicus (People’s trial – (Ancient Greek origin) – Λαόδικος)
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Latinos (Latin – Coming from Latio – (Latin origin) – Λατίνος)
Lavrendios or Lawrencos (Lawrence – Laurel – (Roman origin) – Λαυρέντιος or Λορέντζος)
Lazarus (God has helped – (Hebrew origin) – Λάζαρος)
Leandros (Leander – Brave of people, Lion man – (Ancient Greek origin) – Λέανδρος)
Lefkios (White – Bright – (Ancient Greek origin) – Λεύκιος)
Leon (Lion of the woods – (Ancient Greek origin) – Λέων)
Leonardos (Brave lion – (German origin) – Λεονάρδος)
Leondios (Coming from a lion – (Ancient Greek origin) – Λεόντιος)
Leonidas (He looks and is Brave as a Lion – (Ancient Greek origin) – Λεωνίδας)
Longinos (Longin – Long, orator – (Latin origin) – Λογγίνος)
Lucianos (Lucian – Coming from light – (Latin origin) – Λουκιανός)
Lucius (Coming from light – (Latin origin) – Λούκιος)
Lukas (Luke, he comes from Lucania – (Latin origin) – Λουκάς)
Lycurgus (Behave like a wolf – (Ancient Greek origin) – Λυκούργος)
Lykaios (Wolf-like – (Ancient Greek origin) – Λυκίας)
Lysandra (Emancipation, Men’s liberator – (Ancient Greek origin) – Λυσάνδρα)
Lysandros (Lysander – Emancipation, Men’s liberator – (Ancient Greek origin) – Λύσανδρος)

M
Macarios ( Happy – (Ancient Greek origin) – Μακάριος)
Malachias (Soft – (Hebrew origin) – Μαλαχίας)
Manousos (God with us – (Hebrew and Venetian origin) – Μανούσος)
Marcellos (Marcel – from Marcus – Aris, warlike – (Roman origin) – Μάρκελλος)
Marcianos (From Marcus – Aris, warlike, adopted – (Roman origin) – Μαρκιανός)
Marcus (Marc – Aris, warlike – (Roman origin) – Μάρκος)
Marinos (From sea – (Latin origin) – Μαρίνος)
Marios (Shining (Ancient Greek origin) or bitter, rebellious, he who wishes for a child (Hebrew origin) – Μάριος)
Mattheos (Matthew – God’s gift – (Hebrew origin) – Ματθαίος (or Μάνθος or Μαθιός))
Matthias (God’s gift – (Hebrew origin) – Ματθίας)
Maximilianos (Maximilian – Maximum – (Latin origin) – Μαξιμιλιανός)
Maximus (Maximum – (Latin origin) – Μάξιμος)
Medos (Think, make up – (Ancient Greek origin) – Μήδος)
Melanchthon (Black flower, black land – (German origin) – Μελάγχθων)
Meletios (He shows interest, Saint of Orthodox Church – (Ancient Greek origin) – Μελέτιος)
Melisent (Bee, Honey – (Ancient Greek origin) – Μελισσηνός)
Menelaos (People’s impulse – (Ancient Greek origin) – Μενέλαος)
Methodios (Methodical, Saint of Orthodox Church – (Ancient Greek origin) – Μεθόδιος)
Michael (Who is like God? – (Hebrew origin) – Μιχαήλ or Μιχάλης)
Milan (Merciful – (Ancient Greek origin) – Μίλων)
Miles (Merciful- (Ancient Greek origin) – Μίλης)
Milos (Merciful – (Ancient Greek origin) – Μίλος)
Miltiadis (Brave, Bloody – (Ancient Greek origin) – Μιλτιάδης)
Minas (He sends messages – (Ancient Greek origin but Modern Greek name) – Μηνάς)
Mnisarchos (Remember to rule – (Ancient Greek origin) – Μνήσαρχος)
Morpheus (God of dreams, figure – (Ancient Greek origin) – Μορφέας)
Moses (Taken out, saved (from water) – (Hebrew origin) – Μωυσής)
Myron (Sweet oil – (Ancient Greek origin) – Μύρων)

N
Napoleon (Lion of the woods – (Italian origin) – Ναπολέων)
Narcissus (Self-love – (Ancient Greek origin) – Νάρκισσος)
Nathanael (God has given – (Hebrew origin) – Ναθαναήλ)
Nearchus (New leader – (Ancient Greek origin) – Νέαρχος)
Nektarios (Sweet juice – (Ancient Greek origin but Modern Greek name) – Νεκτάριος)
Neoklis (New glory – (Ancient Greek origin) – Νεοκλής)
Neophytos (New blooming, He who is baptised Christian – (Ancient Greek origin but Modern Greek name) – Νεόφυτος)
Nephon (Sober – (Ancient Greek origin) – Νήφων)
Nestor (Traveler, Wisdom, He who comes back – (Ancient Greek origin) – Νέστωρ or Νέστορας)
Nicandros (Man’s victory – (Ancient Greek origin) – Νίκανδρος)
Nicanor (Winner – (Ancient Greek Macedonian origin) – Νικάνωρ)
Nicholas (Nickname of Nicholaos – People’s victory – (Ancient Greek origin) – Νικόλας)
Nicholaοs (Nicholas – People’s victory – (Ancient Greek origin) – Νικόλαος)
Nickitas (Victor – (Ancient Greek origin) – Νικήτας)
Nicodemus (People’s victory – (Ancient Greek origin) – Νικόδημος)
Nikaretos (He who wins with virtue – (Ancient Greek origin) – Νικάρετος)
Nikiforos (Victorious – (Ancient Greek origin) – Νικηφόρος)
Nikon (Victor – (Ancient Greek origin) – Νίκων)
Nikos (Nick – People’s victory – (Ancient Greek origin) – Νίκος)

O
Odysseus (Ulysses – Full of wrath, Gods’ persecuted, wanderer – (Ancient Greek origin) – Οδυσσεύς or Οδυσσέας)
Olympios (He who lives in mountain Olympus – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ολύμπιος)
Onoufrios (Thougthful, always happy – (Ancient Egyptian origin and Modern Greek name) – Ονούφριος)
Orestes (Mountain, Mountaineer, Modest – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ορέστης)
Orion (The hunter, time, care – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ωρίων)
Orpheus (Orphan, mystic, magical – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ορφέας)
Othello (Acute – (Latin and Ottoman origin, created by Shakespeare) – Οθέλλος)
Othon (Otto – Wealthy – (German origin) – Όθων)

P
Pagratios (Pancras – Powerful – (Ancient Greek origin) – Παγκράτιος)
Pamphilos (Everybody’s friend – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πάμφιλος)
Panagiotis (Holy Mary – (Modern Greek origin) – Παναγιώτης)
Pandeleimon (Pantaleon – He graces everyone – (Ancient Greek origin but modern name) – Παντελεήμων or Παντελής)

Pandeleimonia (She graces everyone – (Ancient Greek origin but modern name) – Παντελεημονία)
Panos (Nickname of Panagiotis – Holy Mary – (Modern Greek origin) – Πάνος)
Panthea (Of all the Gods – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πανθέα)
Paraskevas (Preparation – (Hebrew and Ancient Greek origin) – Παρασκευάς)
Paris (Name in Iliad – also Nickname of Paraskevas – Preparation – (Hebrew and Ancient Greek origin) – Πάρις)
Patrickios (Patrick – Lord, noble, father – (Latin origin) – Πατρίκιος)
Patroclus (Glory of homeland, He a glorius father – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πάτροκλος)
Paul (Small – (Latin origin) – Παύλος)
Pausanias (He alleviates sorrow – (Ancient Greek origin) – Παυσανίας)
Pelagios (From the sea – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πελάγιος)
Pentheas (Fifth, Mourner – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πενθέας)
Periandros (He who is beyond other men – (Ancient Greek origin) – Περίανδρος)
Periklis (Glorious – (Ancient Greek origin) – Περικλής)
Perseus (Accomplish my goals after much effort, destructor – (Ancient Greek origin) – Περσεύς or Περσέας)
Peter (Stone, steady, unshaken – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πέτρος)
Phaedros (Shining one, happy – (Ancient Greek origin) – Φαίδρος)
Phaidon (Happy, smiling – (Ancient Greek origin) – Φαίδων)
Philander (Adoring – (Ancient Greek origin) – Φίλανδρος)
Philippos (Philip – Loves horses – (Ancient Greek origin) – Φίλιππος)
Philodemos (He loves people – (Ancient Greek origin) – Φιλόδημος)
Philomenos (Song lover, Friend, Lover of the moon – (Greek and Latin origin) – Φιλούμενος)
Philopimin (Shepherd’s friend – (Ancient Greek origin) – Φιλοποίμην)
Philostratos (He loves army – (Ancient Greek origin) – Φιλόστρατος)
Philotheos (God’s friend, he loves God – (Ancient Greek origin) – Φιλόθεος)
Phineas (Oracle – (Ancient Greek origin) – Φινέας)
Phoebus (Bright one, clean, pure – (Ancient Greek origin) – Φοίβος)
Phoenix (Mystical bird, Purple – (Ancient Greek origin) – Φοίνιξ or Φοίνικας)
Phokion (Seal – (Ancient Greek origin) – Φωκίων)
Pilate (Spear, pike – (Roman origin) – Πιλάτος)
Pirros (Blond and red – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πύρρος)
Platon (Broad-shouldered – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πλάτων)
Plistonikis (He has many victories – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πλειστονίκης)
Poliarchos (Lord of the city – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πολίαρχος)
Polidefkis (Very sweet – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πολυδεύκης)
Polixenos (Very hospitable – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πολύξενος)
Polybios (He lives many years – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πολύβιος)
Polychronios (He lives many years – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πολυχρόνιος or Πολυχρόνης)
Polydoros (Generous – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πολύδωρος)
Polykarpos (Fertile – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πολύκαρπος)
Polymnios (Many hymns – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πολύμνιος)
Polynikos (He wins many times, very compative – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πολύνικος or Πολύνεικος)
Polytimos (Precious – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πολύτιμος)
Polyzois (He lives many years – (Ancient Greek origin but modern name) – Πολυζώης)
Poseidon (Neptune, he gives streams, God of the sea in Greek Mythology – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ποσειδών)
Prodikos (Before the trial, first judge – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πρόδικος)
Prodromos (He precedes, he foretells something that will happen – Epithet for John the Baptist – (Ancient Greek origin but modern name) – Πρόδρομος)
Prokopios (Successful, able – (Modern Greek origin) – Προκόπιος)
Protagoras (First in public – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πρωταγόρας)
Pythagoras (Ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher, he informs the public – (Ancient Greek origin) – Πυθαγόρας)

R
Raphael (God has cured – (Hebrew origin) – Ραφαήλ)
Rhodes (Rose – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ρόδος)
Rigas (King – (Medieval Greek and Latin origin) – Ρήγας)
Romanos (Roman – strong – (Latin origin) – Ρωμανός)
Romeos (Romeo – Citizen of Rome, Greek – (Roman origin) – Ρωμαίος)
Romulus (Citizen of Rome – (Latin origin) – Ρωμύλος)
Roussos (Red – (Latin origin) – Ρούσσος)

S
Samson (Sun – (Hebrew origin) – Σαμψών)
Samuel (Name of God – (Hebrew origin) – Σαμουήλ)
Savvas (Restful, Saturday, old – (Hebrew origin) – Σάββας)
Savvatios (Restful, Saturday, old – (Hebrew origin) – Σαββάτιος)
Savvinos (Restful, Saturday, old – (Hebrew origin) – Σαββίνος)
Sebastian (Withdrawn or coming from town Sebasti – (Latin origin) – Σεβαστιανός)
Sebastos (Respectable – (Ancient Greek origin but modern name) – Σεβαστός)
Seraphim (Burning angel – (Hebrew origin) – Σεραφείμ)
Sergios (Servant, he adores walking – (Latin origin) – Σέργιος)
Silas (Gentle, desirable – (Hebrew origin) – Σίλας)
Simeon (He has listened God – (Hebrew origin) – Συμεών)
Simon (God has listened – (Hebrew origin) – Σίμων)
Simos (Nickname of Simeon – God has listened – (Hebrew origin) – Σίμος)

Sisyphus (Cunning – (Ancient Greek origin) – Σίσυφος)
Socrates (People’s savior, sensible, wise, judicious, strong – (Ancient Greek origin) – Σωκράτης)
Sofoklis (He who has glory of a wise – (Ancient Greek origin) – Σοφοκλής)
Solon (Radical – (Ancient Greek origin) – Σόλων)
Sophianos (Wise – (Ancient Greek origin) – Σοφιανός)
Sophocles (Glorious for his wisdom – (Ancient Greek origin) – Σοφοκλής)
Sophronios (Self-controlled, wise, reasonable – (Ancient Greek origin) – Σωφρόνιος)
Sotirios (Saviour – (Ancient Greek origin but modern name) – Σωτήριος)
Spyridon (Spirit (Latin origin) or he who creates baskets for fish or wealthy, he who has much wheat (Ancient Greek origin but modern name) – Σπυρίδων)
Stavriani (Cruzita – cross – (Ancient Greek origin but modern name) – Σταυριανή)
Stavrianos (Cruz – cross – (Ancient Greek origin but modern name) – Σταυριανός)
Stavros (Cruz – cross – (Ancient Greek origin but modern name) – Σταύρος)
Stavroula (Cruzita – cross – (Ancient Greek origin but modern name) – Σταυρούλα)
Stelios (Nickname of Stylianos – Star, steady like a column, one can depend on him – (Ancient Greek and Latin origin) – Στέλιος)
Stephanos (Stephen or Steven – Crowned, wreathed – (Ancient Greek origin) – Στέφανος)
Stergios (Durable – (Ancient Greek origin but modern name) – Στέργιος)
Stratoklis (Glorious soldier – (Ancient Greek origin) – Στρατοκλής)
Stylianos (Star, steady like a column, one can depend on him – (Ancient Greek and Latin origin) – Στυλιανός)
Sylvanus (Forest, Woods – (Latin origin) – Σιλβανός)
Sylvester (Silver, forest – (Latin origin) – Σίλβεστρος or Σιλβέστρος)
Sylvios (Forest – (Latin origin) – Σύλβιος)

T
Talos (Giant protector of Minos island – (Greek Mythology) – Τάλως)
Tarasios (Of Tarentum (Latin origin), Trouble maker (Ancient Greek origin but medieval name) – Ταράσιος )
Tatiannos (Tidy – (Latin origin) – Τατιανός)
Taxiarchis (Beginning of οrder, Epithet for Angel Michael and Angel Gabriel – (Ancient Greek origin but Modern Greek name) – Ταξιάρχης)
Telemachus (He is far away from the battle or he fights from far – (Ancient Greek origin) – Τηλέμαχος)
Telly (Nickname of Aristotle or Theodore – Man who finishes perfectly his goals or Gift of God – (Ancient Greek origin) – Τέλης)
Terence or Terry (He aids or assists – (Latin origin) – Τέρενς or Τέρρυ)
Thalis (Blooming – (Ancient Greek origin) – Θαλής)
Thanos (Nickname of Athanasios – Noble, Immortal (Ancient and Modern Greek origin) – Θάνος)
Themistoklis (The glorious defender of law – (Ancient Greek origin) – Θεμιστοκλής)
Theodoros (Theodor – Gift of God – (Ancient Greek origin) – Θεόδωρος)
Theodosios (Given to God – (Ancient Greek origin) – Θεοδόσιος)
Theodotis (God gives – (Ancient Greek origin) – Θεοδότης)
Theofrastos (God stops – (Ancient Greek origin) – Θεόφραστος)
Theoklitos (God calls – (Ancient Greek origin) – Θεόκλητος)
Theoktistos (God builds – (Ancient Greek origin) – Θεόκτιστος)
Theologos (He who speaks about God – (Ancient Greek origin) – Θεολόγος)
Theonas (Near God – (Ancient Greek origin) – Θεωνάς)
Theophanis (God’s epiphany – (Ancient Greek origin) – Θεοφάνης)
Theophilaktos (He who is protected by God – (Ancient Greek origin) – Θεοφύλακτος)
Theophilus (God’s friend – (Ancient Greek origin) – Θεόφιλος)
Therapon (Servant, He who cures – (Ancient Greek origin) – Θεράπων)
Theron (Hunter – (Ancient Greek origin) – Θήρων)
Thersitis (Rude – (Ancient Greek origin) – Θερσίτης)
Thomas (Thomas – Twin – (Hebrew origin) – Θωμάς)
Thoukididis (He who praises God – (Ancient Greek origin) – Θουκυδίδης)
Thrasivoulos (Bravely thinker – (Ancient Greek origin) – Θρασύβουλος)
Tilemachos (Fighting far away from home – (Ancient Greek origin) – Τηλέμαχος)
Tim (Nickname of Timothy – One who honors God – (Ancient Greek origin) – Τιμ)
Timeus (Perfect, honest – (Ancient Greek origin) – Τίμιος)
Timoleon (I honor what I say – Powerful as a lion – (Ancient Greek origin) – Τιμολέων)
Timon (Valued, respected – (Ancient Greek origin) – Τίμων)
Timos (Nickname of Timothy or Polytimos – One who honors God – (Ancient Greek origin) – Τίμος)
Timotheus (Timothy – One who honors God – (Ancient Greek origin) – Τιμόθεος)
Titan (Of the giants – (Ancient Greek Mythology) – Τιτάν)
Titus (Enjoy respect – (Latin origin) – Τίτος)
Tom (Nickname of Thomas, Twin – (Hebrew origin) – Τομ)
Triantafyllos (Rose – (Medieval Greek origin) – Τριαντάφυλλος)
Trifon (Lusty – (Ancient Greek origin but modern name) – Τρύφων)
Tyron (King – (Latin origin) – Τήρων)

U
Uranios (Heavenly, Muse of astronomy – (Ancient Greek origin but modern name) – Ουράνιος)

V
Vaggelis (The person who brings good news – Nickname of Euaggelos – (Ancient Greek origin, but modern name) – Βαγγέλης)
Vaios (Branch of palm tree – (Ancient Egyptian origin) – Βάιος)
Vakchos (Errant – God Dionisos – (Ancient Greek origin) – Βάκχος)
Valantis (Gold money – Nickname of Chrisovalantis – (Modern Greek origin) – Βαλάντης)
Valentinos (Valentine – Healthy, Strong (Latin origin) – Βαλεντίνος)
Valerianos (Strong – (Roman origin) – Βαλεριανός)
Valerios (Strong – (Roman origin) – Βαλέριος)
Varnavas (Son of prophet – (Hebrew origin) – Βαρνάβας)
Vasilikos (Royal (Modern Greek origin) – Βασιλικός)
Vasilios (With royal blood, Regal – (Ancient Greek origin, but modern name) – Βασίλειος)
Vasilis (Royal – Nickname of Vasilios (Ancient Greek origin, but modern name) – Βασίλης)
Velissarios (White prince (Slavic origin) – Βελισσάριος)
Vellerefontis (Ancient Greek name – Βελλερεφόντης)
Venetios (Venice – (Latin origin) – Βενέτιος, Βενετσάνος)
Veronis (Protector – (Latin and French origin) – Βερόνης)
Victor (Victor – Win (Roman origin) – Βίκτωρ, Βίκτορας)
Vincentios (Vincent – Win (Roman origin) – Βικέντιος)
Vissarion (Severe – (Latin origin) – Βησσαρίων)
Vladimiros (Vladimir – Dominate (Russian origin) – Βλαδίμηρος)
Voukolos (Shepherd of oxes – (Ancient Greek origin) – Βουκόλος)

X
Xanthus (Yellow – (Ξάνθος))
Xenios (Hospitable – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ξένιος)
Xenokratis (He who keeps foreigners away – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ξενοκράτης)
Xenophandos (He who looks like a foreigner – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ξενόφαντος)
Xenophon (Brave leader of foreigners, Sounds strange – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ξενοφών)
Xenos (Stranger – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ξένος)

Y
Yuri (Nickname of George – Farmer, To work the earth – (Ancient and Medieval Greek origin) – Γιούρι)

Z
Zafirios (Precious, sapphire – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ζαφείριος)
Zaxarias (He who remembers, also sugar – (Hebrew origin) – Ζαχαρίας)
Zenobios (Strength of Jupiter – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ζηνόβιος)
Zenos (Gift of Zeus – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ζήνος)
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Zephyros (Wind of spring – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ζέφυρος)
Zeus (God, He provides good life – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ζεύς or Δίας)
Zinon (Zeus – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ζήνων)
Zoellus (Son of Zoe, Lively – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ζωϊλος)
Zosimos (Lively – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ζώσιμος)
Zoticus (Lively – (Ancient Greek origin) – Ζωτικός)

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