αὐτόματος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From αὐτός (autós, self) + Proto-Indo-European *méntis ~ *mn̥téys (thought). Cognates include Latin mēns, Sanskrit मति (matí), Old English ġemynd (English mind).

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Adjective[edit]

αὐτόμᾰτος (autómatosm (feminine αὐτομᾰ́τη, neuter αὐτόμᾰτον); first/second declension
αὐτόμᾰτος (autómatosm (feminine αὐτόμᾰτον, neuter); first/second declension (Epic, Attic)

  1. self-willed, unbidden
  2. self-moving, self-propelled
  3. (of plants) growing wild, unsown
  4. without external cause or support
  5. without cause, accidental, by chance

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