How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"arch" is from "archos", (ruler), spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
In this sense, "arch" is a word added to another word to make a new word.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "chief" or "beginning" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|This game differs from many games of this type in that you have an archenemy, the evil head of the alien race.|
|Archaeology studies material remains in order to understand and explain human behavior.|