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origin

Ὁ δὲ μὴ δυνάμενος κοινωνεῖν ἢ μηδὲν δεόμενος δι' αὐτάρκειαν οὐθὲν μέρος πόλεως, ὥστε ἢ θηρίονθεός → Whoever is incapable of associating, or has no need to because of self-sufficiency, is no part of a state; so he is either a beast or a god
Aristotle, Politics

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substantive

beginning: P. and V. ἀρχή, ἡ.

cause: P. and V. αἰτία, ἡ, Ar. and P. αἴτιον, τό.

starting point: P. and V. ἀφορμή, ἡ.

source, root: P. and V. πηγή, ἡ (Plato), ῥίζα, ἡ.

birth, lineage: P. and V. γένος, τό, V. γονή, ἡ, σπορά, ἡ; see lineage.

coming into being: P. and V. γένεσις, ἡ.