τέλειος

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Ancient Greek[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From τέλος (télos, end)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

τέλειος (téleiosm, τελεία f, τέλειον n; first/second declension

  1. having reached its end, finished
    1. (of victims) complete, perfect, entire, without blemish
    2. (of animals) full-grown
    3. (of persons) absolute, complete, accomplished, perfect
      1. (of things)
    4. (of prayers, vows, etc.) fulfilled, accomplished
    5. (of numbers) full, complete
      1. (in arithmetic) those numbers which are equal to the sum of their divisors
    6. the third bowl offered to Zeus
  2. (of the gods) perfect, omnipotent, infinite
  3. last
  4. (neuter substantive) a royal banquet
  5. (feminine substantive) a full stop, period
  6. (adverb) at last
    1. completely, absolutely
    2. (the neuter is also used as an adverb)
      • 125 CE – 200 CE, Lucian, On Salaried Posts in Great Houses (The Dependent Scholar) 5
      • 95 CE – 165 CE, Appian, Civil Wars 1.8
      • 50 CE – 150 CE, Soranus, Collected Works 2.56

Inflection[edit]

References[edit]


Greek[edit]

Adjective[edit]

τέλειος (téleiosm,  feminine: τέλεια (téleia), neuter: τέλειο (téleio)

  1. perfect, ideal, complete

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]