Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Wednesday's learn and earn...


paranymph  \PAIR-uh-nimf\ ~ noun

DEFINITION:  1: a friend going with a bridegroom to fetch home the bride in ancient Greece; also : the bridesmaid conducting the bride to the bridegroom

2a : best man b : bridesmaid

EXAMPLES: The bride and groom, accompanied by their paranymphs, stood before the officiating clergy.

DID YOU KNOW? "Paranymph" resulted from the marriage of the Greek prefix "para-" and the Greek word for bride, "nymphē." The prefix "para-" can mean "beside" or "alongside of," as is apparent in the word "parallel," from the Greek word "parallēlos," a union of "para-" and the word "allēnōn," meaning "of one another." At one time, the word "paranymph" also was used for a person who solicits or speaks for another -- that is, an advocate -- but that sense is now very rare.


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Hope you all have a great Wednesday!


1 comment:

  1. The Bissell boxes with Rainbow Diamond should be in the stores by now as well.
    (She is a rescue dog a friend who is featured on some of the Bissell boxes)


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