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Meanings

1.
finite
("has an end")
Value:
Opposite: unendlich
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2.
finally, at long last
(Only in the sense of "at long last". Not in the context of lists.)
Value:
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Word Family

Root: *ant-

The core idea of this root was:

the front, the forehead, “what lies ahead”

It’s the origin of end, until and answer. It’s also the origin of anti- (originally about facing), ad- (“directed at”)and un- (in its sense of reversal). And most importantly, it’s the origin of antler, which most likely was cornu *antoculare – horn in ahead of eyes.

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Here’s an (incomplete) list of English family members:

  • end
  • until
  • along
  • anti
  • anticipate
  • advance
  • advantage
  • answer (“swearing back at”)
  • avant-garde
  • anterior

and

  • the GOAT: antler

 

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