See also: αρχαίος

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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

 

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. Pertaining to the beginning
  2. ancient, primeval

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