eco

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See also: eco-, -eco, and ECO

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Shortening of ecology

Adjective[edit]

eco (comparative more eco, superlative most eco)

  1. Environmentally friendly or sensitive.
    • 2008 December 28, Lucy Siegle, “Why older isn't always wiser”:
      Except that the smart eco (and fiscal) thing to do is to wait until your current appliance has reached its break-even point []

Etymology 2[edit]

From ECOWAS, the Economic Community of West African States, who propose to use the currency.

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Noun[edit]

eco (plural ecos)

  1. A proposed name for the common currency that the West African Monetary Zone plans to introduce in the framework of Economic Community of West African States.

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Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

eco m (plural ecos)

  1. echo

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from -eco (quality).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈetso/
  • Hyphenation: e‧co

Noun[edit]

eco (accusative singular econ, plural ecoj, accusative plural ecojn)

  1. quality, attribute

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

eco m (plural echi)

  1. echo
  2. echoing sound
  3. (nautical) sounding (of the depth)

Noun[edit]

eco f (invariable)

  1. (Short form of: ecografia, medicine) ultrasound, ultrasonography

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin echo, from Ancient Greek ἠχώ (ēkhṓ), from ἠχή (ēkhḗ, sound), from Proto-Indo-European *sweh₂gʰ-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eco m (plural ecos)

  1. echo (a reflected sound that is heard again by its initial observer)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin echo, from Ancient Greek ἠχώ (ēkhṓ).

Noun[edit]

eco m (plural ecos)

  1. echo

Venetian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Italian eco

Noun[edit]

eco m (plural echi)

  1. echo

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare Italian ecco

Adverb[edit]

eco

  1. here
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