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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Has been derived from Proto-Indo-European *terkʷ-, with cognates including Sanskrit तर्कु (tarku) and Latin torqueō. However, there are some problems with these connections, such as expecting a π (p) instead of κ (k) from *kʷ.

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NounEdit

ἄτρακτος (átraktosm, f (genitive ἀτράκτου); second declension

  1. spindle
  2. arrow
  3. upper part of a ship's mast
  4. spindle-shaped cautery

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