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Ancient GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Hellenic *túkʰā, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewgʰ-. Equivalent to τυγχάνω (tunkhánō, to happen) +‎ (, action noun suffix)

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /tý.kʰɛː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /ˈty.kʰe/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /ˈty.xi/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /ˈty.çi/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /ˈti.çi/
  • NounEdit

    τῠ́χη (túkhēf (genitive τῠ́χης); first declension

    1. the act of a god
    2. the act of a human being
    3. (regarded as an agent or cause beyond human control)
      1. fortune, providence, fate
      2. chance
    4. (regarded as a result)
      1. good fortune, success
      2. ill fortune, misfortune
      3. (in a neutral sense, in plural) fortunes

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    GreekEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From the Ancient Greek τύχη (túkhē).

    PronunciationEdit

    NounEdit

    τύχη (týchif (plural τύχες)

    1. fate, chance, luck

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