ábaco

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See also: abaco and Abaco

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin abacus, from Ancient Greek ἄβαξ (ábax, a calculation board covered with sand).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: á‧ba‧co

Noun[edit]

ábaco m (plural ábacos)

  1. abacus (calculating table)
  2. (architecture) abacus (uppermost member or division of the capital of a column)

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin abacus (board), from Ancient Greek ἄβαξ (ábax, board), from Hebrew אבק(abák, dust).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ábaco m (plural ábacos)

  1. abacus (instrument for performing arithmetical calculations by sliding balls on wires, or counters in grooves)

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:ábaco.

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • ábaco” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin abacus, from Ancient Greek ἄβαξ (ábax, a calculation board covered with sand).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈabako/, [ˈaβako]
  • Hyphenation: á‧ba‧co

Noun[edit]

ábaco m (plural ábacos)

  1. abacus

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Tagalog: abako

Further reading[edit]