From Arctic < AGr. polytonic|á¼ÏÎºÏÎ¹ÎºÏÏ (arktikos) "of the bear, northern", a reference to the northerly constellation Ursa Major < polytonic|á¼ÏÎºÏÎ¿Ï (arktos) "bear".
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ËÉËktÉªk/
(General American|US) IPA|/ËÉÉ¹ktÉªk/
- Being extremely cold, snowy, or having other properties of extreme winter associated with the Arctic.
#:The food was kept very fresh by the arctic temperature setting of the freezer.
trans-top|Cold or snowy
Finnish: arktinen, jÃ¤Ã¤kylmÃ¤
Greek: Î±ÏÎºÏÎ¹ÎºÏÏ (arktikos) m