τέκτων

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *téktōn, from Proto-Indo-European *tetḱō, from *tetḱ- (to create, produce). Cognate with Sanskrit तक्षन् (tákṣan).

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τέκτων (téktōnm (genitive τέκτονος); third declension

  1. one who works with wood: carpenter, builder
  2. any craftsman (but generally opposed to metalworker, smith)
  3. a master of any art, such as gymnastics, poetry, or medicine
  4. author, creator, planner

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