-κρατία

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from κρᾰ́τος (krátos, strength”, “power) +‎ -ῐ́ᾱ (-íā, noun-forming suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /kra.tí.aː/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /kraˈti.a/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /kraˈti.a/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /kraˈti.a/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /kraˈti.a/
  • Suffix[edit]

    -κρᾰτῐ́ᾱ (-kratíāf (genitive -κρᾰτῐ́ᾱς); first declension

    1. -cracy (government, rule)

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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek -κρατία (-kratía).

    Suffix[edit]

    -κρατία (-kratíaf

    1. -cracy (indicating "domination by")
      πλούτος (ploútos, wealth) + ‎-κρατία (-kratía) → ‎πλουτοκρατία (ploutokratía, plutocracy)
    2. -ism (indicating "dominating system")
      αποικία (apoikía, colony) + ‎-κρατία (-kratía) → ‎αποικιοκρατία (apoikiokratía, colonialism)

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