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Etymology

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From Proto-Indo-European *téḱsneh₂, from Proto-Indo-European *tetḱ- (to create, produce). Cognate with τίκτω (tíktō), τέκτων (téktōn), Sanskrit तक्षति (takṣati), Avestan 𐬙𐬀𐬱𐬀𐬌𐬙𐬌 (tašaiti), Latin texō, tēla, tignum, Proto-Germanic *þahsuz.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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τέχνη (tékhnēf (genitive τέχνης); first declension

  1. craft, skill, trade
  2. art
  3. cunning, wile
  4. means

Declension

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Derived terms

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Descendants

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  • Greek: τέχνη (téchni)
  • Latin: techna
  • English: techno-

Further reading

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Greek

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Etymology

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From Ancient Greek τέχνη (tékhnē).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈte.xni/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: τέ‧χνη

Noun

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τέχνη (téchnif (plural τέχνες)

  1. art, craftsmanship, style

Declension

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Further reading

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