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ἀρχίδιον

Second declension Noun; Neuter Transliteration:

Principal Part: ἀρχίδιον

Structure: ἀρχιδι (Stem) + ον (Ending)

Etym.: a)rxh/의 지소사 II.3

Sense

  1. a petty office, petty officer

Declension

Second declension

The inflection forms above were generated by rules and some usages of them were not attested.

Due to a bug of system, some forms may display wrong accents.

Examples

  • κἂν λαχόντεσ ἀρχίδιον εἶθ’ ἁρπάσαι βούλησθέ τι, ὀξὺν ἱερακίσκον ἐσ τὰσ χεῖρασ ὑμῖν δώσομεν. (Aristotle, Birds, Parabasis, antepirrheme6)
  • ἐπειδὴ δ’ εἰσ τοὺσ δημότασ ἐνεγράφησ ὁπωσδήποτε, ἐῶ γὰρ τοῦτο, ἐπειδή γ’ ἐνεγράφησ, εὐθέωσ τὸ κάλλιστον ἐξελέξω τῶν ἔργων, γραμματεύειν καὶ ὑπηρετεῖν τοῖσ ἀρχιδίοισ. (Demosthenes, Speeches 11-20, 373:1)

Synonyms

  1. a petty office

Source: Henry George Liddell. Robert Scott. "A Greek-English Lexicon". revised and augmented throughout by. Sir Henry Stuart Jones.

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