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Pokorny Etymon: 2. dhengh- 'to get, grip, reach'
|English:||tachometer||n||device for measuring speed (esp. rotation)||LRC|
|tachypnea||n||hyperventilation, rapid breathing||AHD|
|New Latin:||tachicardia||n||rapid heart beat||LRC|
|táchus||adj||fast, quick, rapid||LRC|
Key to Part-of-Speech/Grammatical feature abbreviations:
Key to information Source codes (always with 'LRC' as editor):
|AHD||=||Calvert Watkins: The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots, 2nd ed. (2000)|
|CDC||=||W.D. Whitney and B.E. Smith: The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1889-1911)|
|LRC||=||Linguistics Research Center, University of Texas, Austin|