See also: archi, Archi, and -archi

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EtymologyEdit

New Latin archi- (chief, early), from Ancient Greek ἀρχι- (arkhi-, chief, leading), from ἄρχω (árkhō, I begin, lead, rule, govern)

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archi-

  1. Primary; most important

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek prefix ἀρχι- (arkhi-), from ἄρχω (árkhō, I begin, lead, rule, govern), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ergʰ- (to begin, rule, command).

PronunciationEdit

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archi-

  1. chief, highest, most important
  2. earlier, primitive

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

archi-

  1. arch- (used for intensiveness), ultra-
  2. (colloquial) dead (extremely)
    archi- + ‎faux (wrong) → ‎archifaux (dead wrong, extremely wrong)
    archi- + ‎vrai (true) → ‎archivrai (extremely true)

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ItalianEdit

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archi-

  1. arch-

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek ἀρχι- (arkhi-).

PronunciationEdit

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archi-

  1. arch-, archi-

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DescendantsEdit

  • Portuguese: arqui-, arce-, arci-
  • Old English: arċe-, ærċe-, erċe-
  • German: erz-

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archi-

  1. archi-, arch-

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