τέλος πάντων

GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Literally means 'end of all'.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtelos ˈpandon/
  • τέ‧λος πά‧ντων

AdverbEdit

τέλος πάντων (télos pánton)

  1. anyway (to indicate change of subject)
    Δεν έχω ακούσει από την κόρη μου. Τέλος πάντων, εσύ έχεις ακούσει από τον Γιάννη;
    Den écho akoúsei apó tin kóri mou. Télos pánton, esý écheis akoúsei apó ton Giánni?
    I haven't heard from my daughter. Anyway, have you heard from Giannis?
  2. anyway, after all (to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement)
    Είχε αφήσει την γυναίκα του και τέλος πάντων γι’ αυτό δεν είχε που να πάει.
    Eíche afísei tin gynaíka tou kai télos pánton gi’ aftó den eíche pou na páei.
    He had left his wife and after all, that's why he didn't have anywhere to go.

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