ἄπειρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From ἀ-(a-, not) + πεῖρα(peîra, trial, attempt). Compare with Latin peritus.

Adjective[edit]

ἄπειρος ‎(ápeirosm, f ‎(neuter ἄπειρον); second declension

  1. without trial or experience, not used to, ignorant of, unacquainted with
    1. (absolute) inexperienced, ignorant
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Etymology 2[edit]

From ἀ-(a-, not) + πεῖραρ(peîrar), πέρας(péras, end, limit)

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Adjective[edit]

ἄπειρος ‎(ápeirosm, f ‎(neuter ἄπειρον); second declension

  1. boundless, infinite
    1. (in Tragedy, often of garments) in which one is entangled past escape, endless, without outlet
    2. endless, circular
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Etymology 3[edit]

See ἤπειρος(ḗpeiros).

Noun[edit]

ἄπειρος ‎(ápeirosm ‎(genitive ἀπείρου); second declension

  1. Doric spelling of ἤπειρος(ḗpeiros)

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