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τίκτω Root ΤΕΚ bring into the world; of the father, to beget, of the mother, to bring forth, Hom., attic; so also in Mid., Il.; οἱ τεκόμενοι of the mother, Aesch.
2.the 3rd pl. aor2 τέκον, ἔτεκον is used of both parents, Hom.: hence οἱ τεκόντες the parents, Aesch., Soph.
3.separately, τεκών the father, Aesch.; τεκοῦσα the mother, id=Aesch.; and as Subst., c. gen., κείνου τεκών Eur.
II.of female animals, to bear young, breed, Hom.; ὠιὰ τ. to lay eggs, Hdt.
III.of vegetable produce, to bear, produce, [γαῖα] τίκτει ἔμπεδα μῆλα Od.:—so in Mid., γαῖαν τὰ πάντα τίκτεται Aesch.
IV.metaph. to generate, produce, τὸ δυσσεβὲς ἔργον πλείονα τίκτει id=Aesch.; of Night as the mother of Day, τῆς τεκούσης φῶς τόδ᾽ εὐφρόνης id=Aesch.; τ. ἀοιδάς Eur.; πόλεμον Plat.

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