tacha: quickly, perhapsOriginal Word: τάχα
Part of Speech: Adverb
Phonetic Spelling: (takh'-ah)
Short Definition: quickly, perhaps
Definition: quickly, presently, perhaps.
Cognate: 5029 táxa (from 5036 /taxýs, "promptly") – properly, swiftly (without unnecessary delay) – hence, "quick to assume as true" ("perhaps"). See 5035 (taxy).
[5029 (táxa), meaning "perhaps," ("quick to assume as true") dates to centuries before the NT – to the time of Homer, around 900 bc (J. Thayer).]Word Origin
adverb from tachus
STRONGS NT 5029: τάχα
τάχα (ταχύς), adverb;
1. hastily, quickly, soon (so from Homer down).
2. as often in Greek writings from (Hesiod, Aeschylus), Herodotus down, perhaps, peradventure: Romans 5:7; Philemon 1:15.<1>
As if neuter plural of tachus (adverbially); shortly, i.e. (figuratively) possibly -- peradventure(-haps).
see GREEK tachus ταχα τάχα tacha tácha