teleologisch

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From teleologie +‎ -isch, itself from New Latin teleolog]], coined 1728 by German philosopher Baron Christian von Wolff (1679-1754) from Ancient Greek τέλειος (téleios, entire, perfect, complete) + -λογία (-logía, -logy).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /teː.leː.oːˈloː.ɣis/
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Adjective[edit]

teleologisch (not comparable)

  1. teleological, concerning or applying teleology, either in theological or physiological sense
  2. (law) a judge's way to interpret the law by its intent rather than its actual phrasing
  3. containing a purpose or goal

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of teleologisch
uninflected teleologisch
inflected teleologische
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial teleologisch
indefinite m./f. sing. teleologische
n. sing. teleologisch
plural teleologische
definite teleologische
partitive teleologisch

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Teleologie +‎ -isch

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

teleologisch (strong nominative masculine singular teleologischer, not comparable)

  1. teleological

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