θυγάτηρ

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From Proto-Hellenic (compare Mycenaean Greek 𐀶𐀏𐀳 (tu-ka-te)), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰugh₂tḗr. Cognate with Sanskrit दुहितृ (duhitṛ), Gothic 𐌳𐌰𐌿𐌷𐍄𐌰𐍂 (daúhtar), Old Church Slavonic дъщи (dŭšti), and Old English dohtor (English daughter).

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θυγάτηρ (thugatēr) (genitive θυγατέρος or θυγατρός); f, third declension;

  1. daughter
  2. female slave, maid-servant

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