ἱεράρχης

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from ἱερός (hierós, holy) +‎ -άρχης (-árkhēs, ruler”, “leader).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /(h)i.ɛˈrar.kʰes/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /i.eˈrar.xis/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /i.eˈrar.çis/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /i.eˈrar.çis/
  • Noun[edit]

    ῐ̔ερᾰ́ρχης (hierárkhēsm (genitive ῐ̔ερᾰ́ρχου); first declension

    1. high priest
    2. hierarch
    3. (Byzantine) bishop

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