τέχνη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *tetḱ- (to create, produce). Cognate with τίκτω (tíktō), τέκτων (téktōn), Sanskrit तक्षति (takṣati), Avestan 𐬙𐬀𐬱𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌 (tašaiti), Latin texō, tēla, tignum, Proto-Germanic *þahsuz.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /té.kʰnɛː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈtɛ.kʰne/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈte.xni/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈte.xni/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈte.xni/
  • Noun[edit]

    τέχνη (tékhnēf (genitive τέχνης); first declension

    1. craft, skill, trade
    2. art
    3. cunning, wile
    4. means

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek τέχνη (tékhnē).

    Noun[edit]

    τέχνη (téchnif (plural τέχνες)

    1. art, craftsmanship, style

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