τράπεζα

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *tr̥-ped-ih₂-(having three feet), from *tr̥-(three, combining form) + *pṓds(foot). The first element is conventionally made *kʷtur-(four, combining form), but Sihler (1995) points out that early tables had three legs, not four.

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Noun[edit]

τρᾰ́πεζᾰ ‎(trápezaf ‎(genitive τρᾰπέζης); first declension

  1. a table

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek.

Noun[edit]

τράπεζα ‎(trápezaf ‎(plural τράπεζες)

  1. (finance) bank
  2. ceremonial table

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