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From Proto-Indo-European *tḗtḱ-ti ~ *tétḱ-n̥ti, from *tetḱ-, cognate with Avestan 𐬀𐬎𐬎𐬌 𐬙𐬁𐬱𐬙𐬌 (auui tāšti), Old Armenian տաշեմ (tašem) (from Iranian).


तक्षति (tákṣati) (cl. 1. P. root √takṣ)

  1. to form by cutting, plane, chisel, chop
  2. to cut, split
  3. to fashion, form (out of wood etc.), make, create
  4. to form in the mind, invent
  5. to make (any one young; +double accusative), make able or prepare for (+ dative)
  6. (mathematics) to reduce by dividing
  7. to skin