patriark

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

patriark c (singular definite patriarken, plural indefinite patriarker)

  1. patriarch
    Coordinate term: matriark

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Etymology[edit]

From Dutch patriarch, from Late Latin patriarcha, from Byzantine Greek πατριάρχης (patriárkhēs, the founder of the tribe/family), from Ancient Greek πατριά (patriá, generation, ancestry, descent, tribe, family) + -αρχης (-arkhēs, -arch). Doublet of batrik.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [pat̚ˈri.ark]
  • Hyphenation: pat‧ri‧ark

Noun[edit]

patriark (first-person possessive patriarkku, second-person possessive patriarkmu, third-person possessive patriarknya)

  1. patriarch,
    1. father, the male head of a tribal line or family.
    2. a founder of a political or religious movement, an organization or an enterprise.
    3. an old leader of a village or community.
      Synonym: datuk
    4. (Christianity) the highest form of bishop, in the ancient world having authority over other bishops in the province but now generally as an honorary title; in Roman Catholicism, considered a bishop second only to the Pope in rank.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish patriarke, from Latin patriarcha

Noun[edit]

patriark c

  1. a patriarch, a male ancestor; Abraham, Isac, Jacob and Jacob's 12 sons in the Old Testament; a high bishop in the orthodox church; a male dominant leader

Declension[edit]

Declension of patriark 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative patriark patriarken patriarker patriarkerna
Genitive patriarks patriarkens patriarkers patriarkernas

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