תיקן

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Root
ת־ק־ן

Verb[edit]

תיקן \ תִּקֵּן (tikén) (pi'el construction, passive counterpart תוקן \ תֻּקַּן)

  1. to repair
  2. to correct
  3. to improve, rehabilitate
  4. to reform
  5. to amend (legislation)
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

תִּיק (tík, bag) +‎ ־ָן (-án), due to the egg sack a cockroach carries. Perhaps inspired phonetically by Russian тарака́н (tarakán).

Noun[edit]

תִּיקָן (tikánm (plural indefinite תִּיקָנִים)

  1. cockroach
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