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end

aim, goal

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Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme τέκμᾰρ
Meaning 1 end, limit
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Meaning 2 aim, objective
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Type Polysemy
Language Ancient Greek
Lexeme τέλος
Meaning 1 end διὰ τέλους τὸ πᾶν
"everything to the very end"
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Meaning 2 aim, objective τυχεῖν τοῦ τέλους
"to achieve the goal"
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Type Polysemy
Language Italian
Lexeme fino
Meaning 1 end la fine dela lezione è fra mezz'ora 'the end of the lesson is in half an hour'
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Meaning 2 aim, goal il fine dela lezione è ezercitare le preposizioni 'the aim of the lesson is to practice (the use of) the prepositions'
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Comment different gender: la fine (fem.)- A, il fine (masc.)- B
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Type Polysemy
Language English
Lexeme end
Meaning 1 final part at the end of the street
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Meaning 2 aim, goal His family's happiness was the end for which he worked
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Type Polysemy
Language French
Lexeme fin
Meaning 1 end voir la fin des travaux
"to see the end of the works"
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Meaning 2 aim, goal La fin justifie-t-elle les moyens ?
"Does the end justify the means?"
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