ἐνέργεια

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From the adjective ἐνεργός "active", in turn from ἐν "in" and ἔργον "work" (cognate to work, urge).

Noun[edit]

ἐνέργεια (energeia) (genitive ἐνεργείας) f, first declension

  1. activity, operation, vigour
  2. workmanship
  3. supernatural action, cosmic force
  4. the active principle in Aristotelian ontology (Latin actus)

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