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Is it true that "άδάμας" or adamas in Greek is in reference to a diamond and its indestructibility?


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The word "αδάμας" in ancient Greek is an adjective which  means "undivided", "indestructible" "undefeated".

The precious stone took its name from this adjective because of its property( indestructibility).

So, "αδάμας" (or "διαμάντι" in modern Greek) also means "diamond".

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Vasiliki Baskou, Instructor/Director, https://learn-greek-online.com.

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