From Old Turkic teg-, from Proto-Turkic *dẹg- (“to touch, reach”), possibly from Proto-Altaic *ti̯ok`e (“to touch, reach”). Related to takmak.
- to touch
From Old Turkic teg (“as, as much as, equal”), teŋ (“equivalent, balanced”), teŋe- (“compare, measure”). Cognate with Kazakh and Kyrgyz теңге. Related to Turkish denge.