ἀρκτικός

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Etymology 1[edit]

From ἄρκτος (árktos, bear) +‎ -ικός (-ikós).

Adjective[edit]

ἀρκτικός (arktikósm (feminine ἀρκτική, neuter ἀρκτικόν); first/second declension

  1. having to do with the Great Bear (Ursa Major)
  2. northern lands (lands near Ursa Major)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From ἄρχομαι

Adjective[edit]

ἀρκτικός (arktikósm (feminine ἀρκτική, neuter ἀρκτικόν); first/second declension

  1. initial, placed at the beginning
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Etymology 3[edit]

From ἄρχω

Adjective[edit]

ἀρκτικός (arktikósm (feminine ἀρκτική, neuter ἀρκτικόν); first/second declension

  1. authoritarian
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