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ἀτελής

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From α- (a-, not) + τέλος (télos, end).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

ἀτελής (atelḗsm, ἀτελής f, ἀτελές n; third declension

  1. without end
    1. not brought to an end or issue, unaccomplished
    2. incomplete, unfinished
    3. inchoate, imperfect
    4. neverending, endless
  2. (active) not bringing to an end, not accomplishing one's purpose
    1. not giving accomplishment to a thing
  3. free from tax or tribute, scot-free
    1. (of things) untaxed
    2. (of sums) without charge or deduction, net, clear
    3. not costly
  4. uninitiated

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