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See also: αρχαίος

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From ἀρχή (arkhḗ, beginning) +‎ -ιος (-ios, adjective suffix).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ar.kʰái̯.os/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /arˈkʰɛ.os/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /arˈxɛ.os/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /arˈçe.os/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /arˈçe.os/
  • AdjectiveEdit

    ἀρχαῖος (arkhaîosm (feminine ἀρχαία, neuter ἀρχαῖον); first/second declension

    1. Pertaining to the beginning
    2. ancient, primeval

    DeclensionEdit

    Derived termsEdit

    See alsoEdit

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