arch-

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Voir aussi : arch, arc’h

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Étymologie[modifier le wikicode]

Du grec ancien ἄρχω, árkhô (« être le premier, commander »).

Préfixe [modifier le wikicode]

arch- \ɑːtʃ\

  1. Haut placé dans une hiérarchie (en particulier dans le clergé).
    • archbishop.
  2. Principal.
    • arch-enemy.


See also: arch, ARCH, ärch, -arch, and arch.

English

Etymology

From Middle English arch-, arche-, from Old English arċe-, ærċe-, erċe- (arch-), borrowed from Latin archi-.

Pronunciation

Prefix

arch-

  1. chief, primary, principal
  2. first, original
  3. highest, most extreme
  4. (augmentative) intensely, extremely, or exceptional

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Welsh

Etymology

From Latin archi- or English arch-. Cognate with Cornish argh-.

Pronunciation

Prefix

arch-

  1. great, chief, arch-, super-
    arch- + ‎angel (angel) → ‎archangel (archangel)
    arch- + ‎marchnad (market) → ‎archfarchnad (supermarket)
    arch- + ‎esgobaeth (bishopric) → ‎archesgobaeth (archbishopric, primacy)

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Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal h-prothesis
arch- unchanged unchanged harch-
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References

R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “arch-”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies