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Photini

FORM OF:
foteiní
LANGUAGE FAMILY:
indo-european > hellenic > greek
ORIGIN:
greek 
NAME ROOT:
PHôS / PHáOS / PHōTóS / PHōTEINóS
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
PHôS (φῶς) PHáOS (φάος) PHōTóS (φωτός) PHōTEINóS (Φωτεινός)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Ancient Greek “phôs (φῶς) pháos (φάος) phōtós (φωτός) phōteinós (Φωτεινός)”, meaning “enlightened one, light, brilliant”. The holy and glorious Great-martyr Photine of Samaria (also Photini or Svetlana), Equal-to-the-Apostles, encountered Christ at the well of Jacob. Tradition relates that the Apostles baptized her with the name "Photine", meaning "enlightened one." Her feast days are celebrated on February 26 with those who suffered with her (Greek tradition), March 20 (Slavic tradition), and the Sunday of the Samaritan Woman.
NAMES DAY:
GREECE January, 6

Usage

  • Ancient Greek (Latinized)Ancient Greek (Latinized)

Related names

VARIANTS
Ancient Greek - Latinized
photina
MASCULINE
Ancient Greek - Latinized
Photius, Photinus

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
ancient greek
photine
bulgarian
fotina
greek
Foteiní
italian
fotina
russian
fotina

Geographical spread (only living languages)

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1
Numerological Values:
1

The number 1 is associated with leadership and independence. People with this name-number demonstrate great inner strength and have much potential for financial success and other accomplishments in life. These individuals are believed to make good use of their inborn talents and leadership abilities to influence and lead people.

Chakra Number:
1: The number of the Root Chakra "Muladhara"

The first of the seven energy centers, Muladhara is also the most dense of them all. The main color of this chakra is red which is also the most dense color of all. Learn about the meaning of red chakra color and discover the less known second color found at the centre of muladhara.

Color meaning:

The color red is a warm and positive color associated with our most physical needs and our will to survive. It exudes a strong and powerful masculine energy. Red is energizing. It excites the emotions and motivates us to take action. It signifies a pioneering spirit and leadership qualities, promoting ambition and determination. It is also strong-willed and can give confidence to those who are shy or lacking in will power.

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