αὐτόματος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From αὐτός (autós, self) + Proto-Indo-European *mn̥tós, from *men- (to think) (whence μένος (ménos) and others).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Adjective[edit]

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

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

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: αυτόματος (aftómatos)

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