entelechie

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek [script?] (en, in), + [script?] (telos, goal or end) + [script?] (ekhein, to have, to be), + [script?] (eia, quality or condition) (alt. [script?] (ia)).

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Noun[edit]

entelechie f (uncountable)

  1. entelechy
    • 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.

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

entelechie f pl

  1. plural form of entelechia