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The word “organ” with the meanings that it has in Modern Greek, exists also in English, Spanish, French and German. In German it also means “voice”.

The Catholic Church chose this word for the instrument that accompanies the Liturgy.

From the word “organ” originates the word organization that exists in many languages.

It is worth mentioning that the word “organic” in English means the biological products.

The list with the word “organ” in 13 languages follows.

Greek                                όργανο

English                               organ

French                                organe

Ukrainian                         Орган

Polish                                 organ

Rumanian                         organ

German                            Οrgan

Russian                             орган

Bulgarian                         орган

Dutch                               orgaan

Spanish                            órgano

Italian                              organo

Portuguese                      órgão

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