τάλαντον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*telh₂-

From Proto-Indo-European *tl̥h₂ent-, from *telh₂-, whence also ἔτλην ‎(étlēn, to carry, endure).

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Noun[edit]

τάλαντον ‎(tálantonn ‎(genitive ταλάντου); second declension talanton may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek τάλαντον.

  1. balance, scale
    1. tax paid for use of public scales
  2. anything weighed
    1. talent (weight, often of gold or silver)
    2. the monetary sum equaling a talent (weight) of gold or silver

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