τεῖχος

See also: τείχος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *dʰeyǵʰ-. Cognates include Sanskrit देग्धि (degdhi), Latin fingō, Avestan 𐬛𐬀𐬉𐬰𐬀(daēza, wall), and Old Armenian դէզ (dēz).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

τεῖχος (teîkhosn (genitive τείχεος or τείχους); third declension

  1. mound, earth works
  2. wall (especially one enclosing a town or city)
  3. fortified city
  4. fortification, castle

InflectionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: τείχος (teíchos)

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit