ἱεραρχία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from ἱεράρχης (hierárkhēs, high priest) +‎ -ία (-ía, noun-forming suffix).
Surface analysis: ἱερός (hierós, holy) +‎ -αρχία (-arkhía, rule”, “government)

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Noun[edit]

ἱεραρχίᾱ (hierarkhíāf (genitive ἱεραρχίᾱς); first declension

  1. spiritual superiority
  2. prelacy, prelature
  3. hierarchy

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