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From Ancient Greek τῆλε (têle, at a distance, far off, far away, far from).

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tele-

  1. over a distance
    telephone
  2. television
    telecast
    telefantasy
    telethon
  3. telegraph
    telepost
    teletape
  4. telephone
    telecheck
    telesales
  5. teleport
    telebooth

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Basque

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Etymology

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Ultimately from Ancient Greek τῆλε (têle).

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  • IPA(key): /tele/, [t̪e̞.le̞]

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tele-

  1. tele- (over a distance)
  2. tele- (relating to television)

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Catalan

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From Ancient Greek τῆλε (têle).

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tele-

  1. tele-

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Czech

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Derived from Ancient Greek τῆλε (têle).

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tele-

  1. tele-

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  • tele- in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • tele- in Slovník afixů užívaných v češtině, 2017

Dutch

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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tele-

  1. tele-

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Esperanto

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Etymology

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Ultimately from Ancient Greek τῆλε (têle).

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tele-

  1. tele-

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Finnish

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Internationalism (see English tele-), ultimately from Ancient Greek τῆλε (têle).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtele-/, [ˈt̪e̞le̞-]

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tele-

  1. tele-

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Galician

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tele-

  1. tele- (1 and 2)

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Hungarian

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  • IPA(key): [ˈtɛlɛ]
  • Hyphenation: te‧le

Etymology 1

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From Ancient Greek τῆλε (têle, at a distance, far off, far away, far from).[1]

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tele-

  1. tele-
    ház (house)teleház (telecenter)
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From the adverb tele (full).

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tele-

  1. (verbal prefix) to the brim, fully, over an entire extent
    pakol (to pack)telepakol (to fill up something fully with something)
    firkál (to scribble)telefirkál (to scribble all over, to fill the available space completely with scribble)
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  1. ^ Tótfalusi, István. Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára (’A Storehouse of Foreign Words: an explanatory and etymological dictionary of foreign words’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2005. →ISBN

Italian

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tele-

  1. tele- (all senses)

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Norwegian Bokmål

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From Ancient Greek τῆλε (têle).

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tele-

  1. tele-

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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From Ancient Greek τῆλε (têle).

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tele-

  1. tele-

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Polish

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tele-

  1. tele- (over a distance)
  2. tele- (relating to television)

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  • tele- in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

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Etymology

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Internationalism (see English tele-), ultimately from Ancient Greek τῆλε (têle).

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tele-

  1. tele- (over a distance)

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Serbo-Croatian

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tele- (Cyrillic spelling теле-)

  1. tele-

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Spanish

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  • IPA(key): /tele/ [t̪e.le]
  • Syllabification: te‧le-

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tele-

  1. tele- (1 and 2)

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Swedish

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tele-

  1. tele-; bridging large distances (e.g. telepati, telefon, telepresens)
  2. tele-; pertaining to telecommunications (e.g. televerk, telebolag, teleingenjör)

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