τέκνον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *tek-, perhaps via τίκτω (tíktō, I bear). Cognates include Old English þegen (servant), Old High German degan and possibly Sanskrit तोक (toka, offspring, child).

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Noun[edit]

τέκνον (téknon) (genitive τέκνου) n, second declension

  1. child (of either gender)
  2. descendant
  3. young animal

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