τάλαντον

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

τᾰ́λαντον (tálantonn (genitive τᾰλάντου); second declension

  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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