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Etymology of “Archives”

Posted by Johannes on 11 December 2008

Etymology of archives

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The word archives came from the Latin archivum, which is a transliteration of the Greek archion (archive, record office; αρχείον)
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From the same root
archival, archivist
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In modern Greek
a) αρχείο: archives, file, record [archio]

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Η λέξη archives (αρχείο, -α) προήλθε από το λατινικό archivum, το οποίο αποτελεί μεταγραφή του ελληνικού αρχείον.
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archion (αρχείον) –> archivum –> archif –> archives
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