τύπος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From τῠ́πτω (túptō, I poke, beat).

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Noun[edit]

τῠ́πος (túposm (genitive τῠ́που); second declension

  1. A blow, pressing
  2. The results of a blow: mark, impression
  3. mark, figure, image, outline
  4. General character of a thing: sort, type
  5. text, content
  6. pattern, example, model
  7. summoning

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Descendants[edit]

  • Aramaic: טופסא
  • Old Armenian: տիպ (tip)
  • Greek: τύπος (týpos)
  • Hebrew: טִיפּוּס(típus)
  • Latin: typus
  • English: type

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τύπος (túpos). The colloquial meaning of "guy, chap" is a semantic loan from French type.

Noun[edit]

τύπος (týposm (plural τύποι)

  1. sort, type, mould, stamp (of a person character)
  2. model, type (of car, etc)
  3. shape, form
  4. the press, the newspapers collectively
  5. formality, convention
  6. (chemistry, mathematics) formula
  7. (colloquial) a man, a guy, a chap

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