τύχη

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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PIE root
*dʰewgʰ-

From Proto-Hellenic *túkʰā, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰúgʰeh₂, from *dʰewgʰ-, whence τεύχω ‎(teúkhō), τεῦχος ‎(teûkhos), τυγχάνω ‎(tunkhánō).

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Noun[edit]

τῠ́χη ‎(túkhēf ‎(genitive τῠ́χης); first declension

  1. the act of a god
  2. the act of a human being
  3. (regarded as an agent or cause beyond human control)
    1. fortune, providence, fate
    2. chance
  4. (regarded as a result)
    1. good fortune, success
    2. ill fortune, misfortune
    3. (in a neutral sense, in plural) fortunes

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the Ancient Greek τύχη ‎(túkhē).

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Noun[edit]

τύχη ‎(týchif ‎(plural τύχες)

  1. fate, chance, luck

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