patriarchate etymology

English word patriarchate comes from Ancient Greek πατήρ, English -archy (Form of government or rule.)

Detailed word origin of patriarchate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
πατήρ Ancient Greek (grc)
-archy English (eng) Form of government or rule.
patriarchatus Malayalam (mal)
patriarcat Old French (fro)
patriarchate English (eng) (Christianity) The term of office of a Christian patriarch.. The office or ecclesial jurisdiction of such a patriarch.. The office-space occupied by a patriarch and his staff.

Words with the same origin as patriarchate

Descendants of πατήρ
Descendants of -archy
anthroparchy biarchy cryptarchy demarchy exilarchy hagiarchy hecatarchy heterarchy hydrarchy hyperarchy iatrarchy kritarchy kyriarchal kyriarchy minarchy ochlarchy octarchy paparchy partyarchy phylarchy polyarchic polyarchy squirearchy triarchy