τέχνη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *teḱs- (to plait, woodwork, carpenter). Cognates include Sanskrit तक्षति (takṣati), Avestan [script?] (tašaiti), Latin texō, tēla, Proto-Germanic *þahsu-.

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Noun[edit]

τέχνη (tekhnē) (genitive τέχνης) f, first declension

  1. craft, skill, trade
  2. art
  3. cunning, wile
  4. means

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Greek[edit]

Noun[edit]

τέχνη (téchnif (plural τέχνες)

  1. art, craftsmanship, style

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