archiepiscopus

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀρχιεπίσκοπος (arkhiepískopos), from ἀρχι- (arkhi-, first, chief) + ἐπίσκοπος (epískopos, overseer), from ἐπισκοπέω (episkopéō, I watch over), from ἐπί (epí, over), + σκοπέω (skopéō, I examine).

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Noun[edit]

archiepiscopus m (genitive archiepiscopī); second declension

  1. archbishop; a bishop who heads or presides over a group of dioceses called a province.

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative archiepiscopus archiepiscopī
genitive archiepiscopī archiepiscopōrum
dative archiepiscopō archiepiscopīs
accusative archiepiscopum archiepiscopōs
ablative archiepiscopō archiepiscopīs
vocative archiepiscope archiepiscopī

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