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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From -ᾰ́ρχης (-árkhēs, leader”, “ruler) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā, noun-forming suffix).

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-ᾰρχῐ́ᾱ (-arkhíāf (genitive -ᾰρχῐ́ᾱς); first declension

  1. -archy (form of government or rule)

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek -αρχία (-arkhía).

SuffixEdit

-αρχία (-archíaf

  1. -archy; forms systems of government and control
    μητέρα (mitéra, mother) + ‎-αρχία (-archía) → ‎μητριαρχία (mitriarchía, matriarchy)

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