From L. archiepiscopum < AGr.
á¼ÏÏÎ¹- (archi-) "first" or "chief" +
polytonic|á¼ÏÎ¯ÏÎºÎ¿ÏÎ¿Ï (episkopos) "overseer" <
polytonic|á¼ÏÎ¹ÏÎºÎ¿ÏÎÏ (episkopeÅ) "I watch over" <
polytonic|á¼ÏÎ¯ (epi) "over" + polytonic|ÏÎºÎ¿ÏÎÏ (skopeÅ) "I examine".
w:SAMPA chart for English|SAMPA: /ArtSbIsh?@p/ (US)
- In the Roman Catholic Church and other churches, a senior bishop who is in charge of an archdiocese, and presides over a group of dioceses called a province.
Czech: arcibiskup m
German: Erzbischof m
Italian: arcivescovo m
(ã ããããã, daishikyÅ)
Latin: archepiscopus m
Polish: arcybiskup m
Slovak: arcibiskup#Slovak|arcibiskup m