τέλος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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From Proto-Indo-European *kʷel- (to move; to turn (around)). See Latin colō for more.

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τέλος (télosn (genitive τέλεος or τέλους); third declension

  1. completion, accomplishment, fulfillment, perfection, consummation
  2. result, product
  3. end
  4. end of life: death
  5. boundary, border, extremity
  6. supreme power
  7. the highest government office: magistrate
  8. that which is ordered to be done: task, duty
  9. money paid to the government: tax, toll
  10. a person's property, according to which he was classed
  11. thus, generally: rank, class
  12. unit of soldiers: legion, company
  13. initiation (especially into mystery religions)
  14. mystery religion
  15. any religious ceremony

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τέλος (télos).

Noun[edit]

τέλος (télosn (plural τέλη)

  1. end, finish
    Θα έρθω στο τέλος του μήνα.Tha értho sto télos tou mína.I will come at the end of the month.
    το τέλος του κόσμουto télos tou kósmouthe end of the world

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