τόκος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From τίκτω (tíktō, I beget)

The "oppression" sense is as a calque of Hebrew תּוֹך (tóch).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tó.kos/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈto.kos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈto.kos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈto.kos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈto.kos/
  • Noun[edit]

    τόκος (tókosm (genitive τόκου); second declension

    1. childbirth, parturition
    2. offspring
    3. interest (of money)
    4. oppression

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek τόκος (tókos).

    Noun[edit]

    τόκος (tókosm (plural τόκοι)

    1. (finance) interest (charge made for credit)
    2. (finance) interest rate

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