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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From τίκτω (tíktō, I beget)

The "oppression" sense is as a calque of Hebrew תּוֹך (tóch).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

τόκος (tókosm (genitive τόκου); second declension

  1. childbirth, parturition
  2. offspring
  3. interest (of money)
  4. oppression

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek τόκος (tókos).

NounEdit

τόκος (tókosm (plural τόκοι)

  1. (finance) interest (charge made for credit)
  2. (finance) interest rate

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