Telos, aitiai (τέλος, αιτία) derivative words

Sniggles

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several english words are derived from these two words can you tell me what they are, please?

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Sniggles


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Open any English dictionary and check out words beginning with teleo- and etio- or aetio-



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Just to help out possible passers-by:

Τέλος (Telos): The word itself means "end", so it will most probably incur in a "cessation", a "conclusion" or in a "discontinuation" of something. For example, "teleology" would be the doctrine that explains phenomena by their ends.

Αιτία (Aitia): The word itself means "cause", so it will most probably incur in "cause", or "reason", "grounds" - the "why's" to an event in particular. For example, "aetiology" (or "etiology") would be the study of the causes of disease.
Verberat nos et lacerat fortvna: patiamvr. Non est sævitia, certamen est, qvod qvo sæpivs adierimvs, fortiores erimvs. Seneca


 

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