LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *teḱs- (to plait, woodwork, carpenter). Cognates include Sanskrit तक्षति (takṣati), Avestan [script?] (tašaiti) Proto-Germanic *þahsuz.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

present active texō, present infinitive texere, perfect active texuī, supine textum

  1. I weave.
  2. I plait, intertwine.

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Old French: tistre
  • Portuguese: tecer
  • Romanian: țese
  • Romansch: taisser, teisser, tesser
  • Sardinian: tèssere, tèssiri
  • Spanish: tejer
Last modified on 3 April 2014, at 18:43