ἄρχω

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ergʰ-(to begin, rule, command)[1]. Compare Old Armenian արքայ(arkʿay).

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ἄρχω ‎(árkhō)

  1. (transitive) To begin [+genitive = something, from something, with something]
  2. (transitive) To lead, rule, govern, command [+genitive = someone]; [+dative = someone]
  3. (intransitive) To be ruler; to hold an archonship

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The American Heritage Dictionary of Indo-European Roots