τέμνω

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EtymologyEdit

For earlier τάμνω (támnō), with ε from aorist ἔτεμον (étemon), from Proto-Indo-European *tm̥-n-h₁-, nasal-infixed present (the present tense system includes a N progressive aspect marker) from *temh₁- (to cut). Cognate with Latin temnō, tondeō, tempus, templum.

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VerbEdit

τέμνω (témnō)

  1. I cut, hew
  2. I maim, wound
  3. I butcher, sacrifice
  4. I cut down, reap
  5. I cut through, advance, drive through, plow through

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