entelechie

See also: entéléchie

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

entelechie (plural entelechies)

  1. Alternative form of entelechy.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin entelechia, from Ancient Greek ἐντελέχεια (entelékheia), coined by Aristotle from ἐντελής (entelḗs, complete, finished, perfect) (from τέλος (télos, end, fruition, accomplishment)) + ἔχω (ékhō, to have).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛn.teː.leːˈxi/
  • Hyphenation: en‧te‧le‧chie
  • Rhymes: -i

NounEdit

entelechie f (uncountable)

  1. entelechy, full actualisation
    • 2009, Nard Besseling, “De nacht van Orpheus, Het denken vertragen” in: Motief, maandblad voor antroposofie, nr. 133, october 2009
      Hier komen we op het spoor van de entelechie. Letterlijk is dat: iets wat zijn doel in zichzelf heeft.
      Here we discover the entelechy. Literally, it means: something that has its purpose in itself.

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /en.te.leˈki.e/
  • Hyphenation: en‧te‧le‧chì‧e

NounEdit

entelechie f pl

  1. plural of entelechia