Meaning of ARCH- in English

I. prefix Etymology: Middle English arche-, ~, from Old English & Anglo-French; Old English arce-, from Late Latin ~ & Latin archi-; Anglo-French ~, from Late Latin ~ & Latin archi-, from Greek ~, archi-, from archein to begin, rule; akin to Greek archē beginning, rule, archos ruler chief ; principal , extreme ; most fully embodying the qualities of the kind , see: archi-

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