Has been derived from Proto-Indo-European *terkʷ-, with cognates including Sankrit तर्कु (tarku) and Latin torqueō. However, there are some problems with these connections, such as expecting a π instead of κ from kʷ.
- (5th BC Attic): IPA: /átraktos/
- (1st BC Egyptian): IPA: /átraktos/
- (4th AD Koine): IPA: /átraktos/
- (10th AD Byzantine): IPA: /átraxtos/
- (15th AD Constantinopolitan): IPA: /átɾaxtos/