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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

Neuter of *ἀρχεῖος (arkheîos, related to office), from ἀρχή (arkhḗ, office, government, rule), from ἄρχω (árkhō, to rule).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /ar.kʰêː.on/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /arˈkʰi.on/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /arˈxi.on/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /arˈçi.on/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /arˈçi.on/
  • NounEdit

    ἀρχεῖον (arkheîonn (genitive ἀρχείου); second declension

    1. public building

    DeclensionEdit

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