Meaning of -ARCHY in English

-ARCHY

-archy /əki, ɑːki $ ərki, ɑːrki/ BrE AmE suffix [in nouns]

[ Language: Old French ; Origin: -archie , from Latin -archia , from Greek , from archein ; ⇨ ↑ arch- ]

used to talk about a particular type of government:

anarchy (=no government)

monarchy (=having a king or queen)

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.