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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From αἴρω (aírō, raise, lift, elevate) +‎ -σις (-sis)

PronunciationEdit

 

Mark the vowel length of the ambiguous vowels and ι by adding a macron after each of them if they are long, or a breve if they are short. By default, Module:grc-pronunciation assumes they are short if unmarked.

NounEdit

ἄρσις (ársism (genitive ἄρσεως); third declension

  1. raising, elevation

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Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

ἄρσις in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press