ParallelPara- in this capacity refers to "supplementary" and "ancillary". The Paralympics accompany the main Olympics.it stands for parallel because the paralympics are parallel to the Olympics
In this context the word para means with or along side and has nothing to with paraplegic
Para refers to physical disabilities.
it is parrel or along side olympics
Parallel to the Olympics.
Para come from the Greek term Equel to.
It's a portmanteau word where 'paraplegic' (someone unable to use one or more lower limbs) and 'olympics' have been cobbled together. Para is a Greek word
Two words joined Parallel Olympics Para-lympics
As of i know about paralympics singapore, Singapore National Paralympic Council (SNPC) focuses on enabling our elite para athletes to participate in major games like the ASEAN Para Games, Commonwealth Games, Asian Para Games, Asian Youth Para Games and Paralympic Games.
The prefix 'para' comes from a Greek word meaning 'beside' or 'next to'. The prefix was used in old English to mean 'requiring more study' such as paralegal.
PARA = for; BELLUM = War.