τέχνη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *teḱs- ‎(to plait, woodwork, carpenter). Cognate with τίκτω ‎(tíktō), τέκτων ‎(téktōn), Sanskrit तक्षति ‎(takṣati), Avestan 𐬙𐬀𐬱𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌 ‎(tašaiti), Latin texō, tēla, Proto-Germanic *þahsuz.

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Noun[edit]

τέχνη ‎(tékhnē) (genitive τέχνης); f, first declension

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

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

τέχνη ‎(téchnif ‎(plural τέχνες)

  1. art, craftsmanship, style

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