ἄπειρος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

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Adjective[edit]

ᾰ̓́πειρος (ápeirosm, f (neuter ᾰ̓́πειρον); 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]

ᾰ̓́πειρος (ápeirosm, f (neuter ᾰ̓́πειρον); 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).

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Noun[edit]

ᾱ̓́πειρος (ā́peirosm (genitive ᾱ̓πείρου); second declension

  1. Doric form of ἤπειρος (ḗpeiros)
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