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ἀρχή

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Ancient Greek

Etymology

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [arkʰɛː́]
  • (Koine): IPA: [arcʰˈeː]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [arçˈi]

Noun

ἀρχή (genitive ἀρχῆς) f, first declension; (arkhē)

  1. beginning, origin
  2. sovereignty, dominion authority

Inflection

References

Strong’s concordance number: G746

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