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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From τόξον (tóxon, bow) +‎ -ῐκός (-ikós).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tok.si.kós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /tok.siˈkos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /tok.siˈkos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /tok.siˈkos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /tok.siˈkos/
  • AdjectiveEdit

    τοξῐκός (toxikósm (feminine τοξῐκή, neuter τοξῐκόν); first/second declension

    1. of or for the bow
      1. (elliptically for τοξική τέχνη (tékhnē)) bowmanship, archery
      2. (elliptically for τοξική θυρίς (thurís)) a shothole, loophole, narrow window
    2. (of persons) skilled in the use of the bow
    3. (in neuter, collectively) the bowmen
      1. (elliptically for τοξικόν φάρμακον (phármakon)) poison for smearing arrows with

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    AdjectiveEdit

    τοξικός (toxikósm (feminine τοξική, neuter τοξικό)

    1. toxic

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