techna

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Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek τέχνη (tékhnē, craft, skill; cunning, wile).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

techna f (genitive technae); first declension

  1. A piece of craft or subtlety
  2. wile, trick, artifice, cunning device

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative techna technae
genitive technae technārum
dative technae technīs
accusative technam technās
ablative technā technīs
vocative techna technae

References[edit]

  • techna in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • techna” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • techna in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016