τήκω

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *teh₂- (to melt). Cognates include Latin tabeo, Sanskrit तोयम् (toyam), Old Armenian թանամ (tʿanam, I wet) and Old English þawian (English thaw).

VerbEdit

τήκω (tḗkō)

  1. (transitive, of metals) to melt, melt down
  2. (figurative) to dissolve, cause to waste or pine away

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