τέλος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *kʷel- (to move; to turn (around)). See Latin colō for more.

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NounEdit

τέλος (télosn (genitive τέλους or τέλεος); third declension

  1. completion, maturity, accomplishment, fulfillment, perfection, consummation
  2. result, product
  3. end
  4. end of life: death
  5. boundary, border, extremity
  6. supreme power
  7. the highest government office: magistrate
  8. that which is ordered to be done: task, duty
  9. money paid to the government: tax, toll
  10. a person's property, according to which he was classed
  11. thus, generally: rank, class
  12. unit of soldiers: legion, company
  13. initiation (especially into mystery religions)
  14. mystery religion
  15. any religious ceremony

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DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: τέλος (télos)
  • English: telos
  • English: teleology

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek τέλος (télos).

NounEdit

τέλος (télosn (plural τέλη)

  1. end, finish
    Θα έρθω στο τέλος του μήνα.
    Tha értho sto télos tou mína.
    I will come at the end of the month.
    το τέλος του κόσμουto télos tou kósmouthe end of the world

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