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:Hi, I understand your point about 'Anglophone' people understanding it .. however, a lot of the English language is by far based on 'Greek' ... Theotokonymia is a legitimate english expression ... as are all word relating to 'phobia' etc. I think its not too good to deviate away from this word since this is an Encyclopedia for Orthodox not for cultures - though is not "Theotokos" universal as is "panagia" ... These are my thoughts ... I hope that the decision is to maintain this word truly is unique to our Panagia ... [[User:Ixthis888|Vasiliki]] 22:29, January 23, 2008 (PST)
:: Theotokonymia is not used in English the same way as ''panagia'' and ''Theotokos'' is used. I think it would be better to have an English title for the article. I also think the the titles themselves should have the English translation in the list with other languages in parentheses. (The [[OrthodoxWiki:Style_Manual#Standard_English_Usage_and_Spelling| OrthodoxWiki Style Manual]] is not clear on this, but it should be updated to include English terms. [[User:Andrew|Andrew]] 08:19, January 24, 2008 (PST)
:::I have been thinking about this issue since this whole topic is one of great personal importance to me. Reading throught the Style Manual I would like to point out your clauses on (a) Technical Terminology and (b) List Articles. The Style Manual says (1) that the preference for OrthodooxWiki will be to use Greek terms where no standard English word is predominant among Anglophonic Orthodox writers and (2) articles that consist of a list of something should be named '''List of [subject]'''. So, I am now of the opinion that this article should be renamed ... List of Theotokonymia ... since this is a 'list' of the names for the Virgin Mary and also since this is the official greek term with no anglophonic equivalent other than Theotokonymia. I hope that these points are considered. :-) -- [[User:Ixthis888|Vasiliki]] 15:06, January 24, 2008 (PST)

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