τεῖχος

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From Proto-Indo-European *dʰeiǵʰ-. Cognates include Sanskrit देग्धि (degdhi), Latin fingō, Avestan 𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 (daēza, wall), and Old Armenian դէզ (dēz).

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τεῖχος (teîkhos) (genitive τείχους or τείχεος); n, third declension;

  1. mound, earth works
  2. wall (especially one enclosing a town or city)
  3. fortified city
  4. fortification, castle

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