A breeding stallion. It was deemed to be a teithi if it could cover two mares in quick succession. At this time, the quality of offspring was thought to be the 'gift' of the stallion, not the mare.

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  • tenk-2 —     tenk 2     English meaning: to clot, thicken; solid, thick     Deutsche Übersetzung: “(sich) zusammenziehen (also especially von the Milch; gerinnen), fest, dicht werden” (out of it also “gedeihen”)     Material: O.Ind. tañc tanákti “zieht… …   Proto-Indo-European etymological dictionary

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