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taxis (n.) "operation whereby displaced parts are put back in their [...]


Mochdre, Conwy
via The Full Circle Project
taxis (n.)
"operation whereby displaced parts are put back in their natural situation," 1758, medical Latin, from Greek taxis "arrangement, an arranging, the order or disposition of an army, battle array; order, regularity," verbal noun of tassein "arrange," from PIE root *tag- "to touch, handle."

*tag-
Proto-Indo-European root meaning "to touch, handle," with figurative extensions ("border on; taste, partake of; strike, hit; affect, impress; trick, cheat; mention, speak of"). It forms all or part of: attain; contact; contaminate; entire; intact; integer; integrate; integrity; noli me tangere; tact; tactics; tactile; tangent; tangible; task; taste; tax; taxis. It is the hypothetical source of/evidence for its existence is provided by: Latin tangere "to touch," taxare "to touch, assess," tactus "touch," integer "intact, whole, complete, perfect; honest;" Greek tassein "to arrange," tetagon "having seized;" Old English þaccian "stroke, strike gently."

Online Etymology
Phillpots
taxonomy (n.)
"science of classification," 1819, from French taxonomie (1813), coined irregularly from Greek taxis "arrangement" (see tactics) + -nomia "method," from -nomos "managing," from nemein "to manage," from PIE root *nem- "assign, allot; take." Related: Taxonomic; taxonomist.
Tuesday 18 September 2018, 22:45:27
Phillpots
*nem-
Proto-Indo-European root meaning "assign, allot; take." It forms all or part of: agronomy; anomie; anomy; antinomian; antinomy; astronomer; astronomy; autonomous; autonomy; benumb; Deuteronomy; economy; enumerate; enumeration; gastronomy; heteronomy; innumerable; metronome; namaste; nemesis; nimble; nim; nomad;
Tuesday 18 September 2018, 22:46:15
Tuesday 18 September 2018, 22:52:25
Phillpots
I've just returned from Spain. I'm not f**king dumb
Tuesday 18 September 2018, 23:00:08
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