τριανταφυλλο

τριανταφυλλο {triantafyllo} = rose in Greek

This word comes from the Byzantine Greek “τριανταφυλλον” {triantaphulon} and can be translated as “thirty-leaved” (τριαντα {trianta} = thirty and φυλλον {phullon} = leaf).

Several languages borrowed from Greek: trëndafil (Albanian), trandafilã (Aromanian), trandafir (Romanian), троянда {trojanda} (Ukrainian).

There’s also synonym “ρoδο {ródo}, meaning “rose”.

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