βασιλεία

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Etymology[edit]

From the stem of βασιλεύς (basileús, king) +‎ -ίᾱ (-íā, abstract noun suffix).

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Noun[edit]

βασιλείᾱ (basileíāf (genitive βασιλείᾱς); first declension

  1. A kingdom, a dominion
  2. A hereditary monarchy
  3. The office of king
    1. (in Athens) the office of archon
  4. (with passive meaning) being ruled by a king

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Adjective[edit]

βᾰσῐλείᾱ (basileíā)

  1. nominative/vocative singular feminine of βᾰσῐ́λειος (basíleios)
  2. nominative/accusative/vocative dual feminine of βᾰσῐ́λειος (basíleios)

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /va.siˈli.a/
  • Hyphenation: βα‧σι‧λεί‧α

Noun[edit]

βασιλεία (vasileíaf (plural βασιλείες)

  1. monarchy, kingdom, kingship

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