στρατηγός

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Etymology[edit]

Compound of στρατός (stratós, army) +‎ ἄγω (ágō, to lead) +‎ -ος (-os).

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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /stra.tɛː.ɡós/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /stra.teˈɡos/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /stra.tiˈɣos/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /stra.tiˈɣos/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /stra.tiˈɣos/
  • Noun[edit]

    στρᾰτηγός (stratēgósm (genitive στρᾰτηγοῦ); second declension

    1. A leader or commander of an army: general
    2. The top official in any capacity (often used of various Roman ranks: consul, magistrate, etc.)

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    Inherited from Ancient Greek στρατηγός (stratēgós).

    Noun[edit]

    στρατηγός (stratigósm (plural στρατηγοί)

    1. (military) general (army rank), the NATO rank OF-9

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