τραχύς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Hellenic *trākʰús (whence Mycenaean Greek 𐀲𐀨𐀐𐀹(𐀊)(ta-ra-ke-wi-(-ja-))), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰréh₂gʰ-us ~ *dʰr̥h₂gʰ-éws(rough), from *dʰreh₂gʰ-(to irritate).[1] Compare θρᾱ́σσω(thrā́ssō).[2]

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Adjective[edit]

τρᾱχῠ́ς ‎(trākhúsm ‎(feminine τρᾱχεῖᾰ, neuter τρᾱχῠ́); first/third declension

  1. jagged
  2. prickly
  3. rugged
  4. rough
  5. shaggy
  6. (of the voice of boys) cracking
  7. harsh
    1. (of a person)
    2. (of sounds)
    3. (of battle and conflict)
    4. (of natural forces)
  8. (of persons, their acts, feelings, or conditions), rough, harsh, savage

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “τρᾱχύς”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume II, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, pages 1501-1502
  2. ^ Beekes, Robert S. P. (2010), “θρᾱ́σσω”, in Etymological Dictionary of Greek (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 10), volume I, with the assistance of Lucien van Beek, Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 553

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τρᾱχύς(trākhús)

Adjective[edit]

τραχύς ‎(trachýsm ‎(feminine τραχιά or τραχεία, neuter τραχύ)

  1. abrasive, of coarse manner, gruff, grating

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