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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ἄτρακτος ‎(átraktosm ‎(genitive ἀτράκτου); second declension

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

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