τέρμα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *térmn̥, the same source of Latin terminus (boundary, limit, end).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

τέρμᾰ (térman (genitive τέρμᾰτος); third declension

  1. end, boundary
  2. goal round which horses and chariots had to turn at races
  3. mark set to show how far a quoit was thrown
  4. (in general) end, limit, bound
  5. culmination, highest point, goal
  6. highest power, supremacy

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: τέρμα (térma)

References[edit]

  • τέρμα in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • τέρμα in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • τέρμα in Autenrieth, Georg (1891) A Homeric Dictionary for Schools and Colleges, New York: Harper and Brothers
  • τέρμα in Bailly, Anatole (1935) Le Grand Bailly: Dictionnaire grec-français, Paris: Hachette
  • τέρμα in Cunliffe, Richard J. (1924) A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect: Expanded Edition, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, published 1963
  • Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010) Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *térmn̥.

Noun[edit]

τέρμα (térman (plural τέρματα)

  1. conclusion, end, goal
  2. (athletics, etc) finishing line
  3. (soccer) goal (the physical entity and what is scored)

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