ἀτελής

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ἀ- (a-, un-) +‎ τέλος (télos, end) +‎ -ής (-ḗs, adjective suffix).

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Adjective[edit]

ἀτελής (atelḗsm or f (neuter ἀτελές); third declension

  1. without end
    1. not brought to an end or issue, unaccomplished
    2. incomplete, unfinished
    3. inchoate, imperfect
    4. neverending, endless
  2. (active) not bringing to an end, not accomplishing one's purpose
    1. not giving accomplishment to a thing
  3. free from tax or tribute, scot-free
    1. (of things) untaxed, tax-free
    2. (of sums) without charge or deduction, net, clear
    3. not costly
  4. uninitiated

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