τεῦχος

See also: τεύχος

Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From same root as τεύχω (teúkhō), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewgʰ- (to be ready, be sufficient). Compare Lithuanian daũg (much, many), Old Saxon dōg (to be suitable), Proto-Slavic *dugь (strength, power).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

τεῦχος (teûkhosn (genitive τεύχους or τεύχεος); third declension

  1. (probably) tool, implement
    1. (Epic, in the plural, with ἀρήϊα or πολεμήϊα) implements of war, armor, arms
    2. (in the plural) complete armor, harness
    3. (in the plural, naval) the gear of a ship (oars, etc.)
  2. (chiefly in tragic dialect, rarely in prose) any type of vessel
    1. bathtub
    2. cinerary urn
    3. balloting urn
    4. vase for libation
    5. vase or ewer of water
    6. cup
    7. amphora
    8. (in the plural) scent pot
    9. matula
    10. pot or jar
    11. (with ξύλινον) chest
    12. (with ἀλφίτων) meal barrel
    13. beehive
    14. capsule of a poppy
  3. (medicine) vessels of the body
    1. (medicine, as if holding the intestines) the human frame, body
    2. an egg
  4. a case of papyrus rolls
    1. roll of writing material
    2. volumen
  5. masonry
  6. fabric

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • Greek: τεύχος (téfchos)

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