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).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /au̯.tó.ma.tos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /aʍˈto.ma.tos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /aɸˈto.ma.tos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /afˈto.ma.tos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /afˈto.ma.tos/
  • Adjective[edit]

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