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Does a word exist for this specific concept in any language?

There is some terminology from philosophy related to this, my immediate guess would be teleology and Wikipedia also suggests finality here. In German language and for more mundane usage, the adjective ...
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What is the term for a phrase that connects two objects with some relation?

Things we might think of as "operators" in mathematics/logic or "verbs" in linguistics are all just predicates. The operator = is a two-place predicate. We can think of a think of ...
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Shouldn’t “person” be called “self”, “direct” and “indirect” “orientation”?

"Person" in this sense is borrowed from Latin persōna "mask, appearance", which is calqued from Ancient Greek πρόσωπον (prósōpon) "face, countenance", which was applied ...
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