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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Possibly a cognate of Latin taxus or borrowed from Iranian: compare Persian تخش (taxš, crossbow).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tók.son/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈtok.son/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈtok.son/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈtok.son/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈtok.son/
  • NounEdit

    τόξον (tóxonn (genitive τόξου); second declension

    1. bow (weapon for shooting arrows)
    2. rainbow
    3. arc
    4. anything which is bowed or arched

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