τεῖχος

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PIE root
*dʰeyǵʰ-

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰeyǵʰ-. Cognates include Sanskrit देग्धि ‎(degdhi), Latin fingō, Avestan 𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀 ‎(daēza, wall), and Old Armenian դէզ ‎(dēz).

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Noun[edit]

τεῖχος ‎(teîkhosn ‎(genitive τείχεος or τείχους); third declension teikhos teixos teichos may be Romanised forms of Ancient Greek τεῖχος.

  1. mound, earth works
  2. wall (especially one enclosing a town or city)
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  3. fortified city
  4. fortification, castle

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