ἀρκτικός

Ancient GreekEdit

PronunciationEdit

 

Etymology 1Edit

From ἄρκτος (árktos, bear) +‎ -ικός (-ikós).

AdjectiveEdit

ἀρκτικός (arktikósm (feminine ἀρκτική, neuter ἀρκτικόν); first/second declension

  1. having to do with the Great Bear (Ursa Major)
  2. northern lands (lands near Ursa Major)
InflectionEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Latin: arcticus (see there for further descendants)

Etymology 2Edit

From ἄρχομαι

AdjectiveEdit

ἀρκτικός (arktikósm (feminine ἀρκτική, neuter ἀρκτικόν); first/second declension

  1. initial, placed at the beginning
InflectionEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From ἄρχω

AdjectiveEdit

ἀρκτικός (arktikósm (feminine ἀρκτική, neuter ἀρκτικόν); first/second declension

  1. authoritarian
InflectionEdit

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