οικο-

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek οἶκος (oîkos, house). Cognate with English eco-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Prefix[edit]

οικο- (oiko-)

  1. added before a noun, adjective or verb to create words that indicate something related to the house:
    οικο- (oiko-) + ‎γενιά (geniá, generation) → ‎οικογένεια (oikogéneia, family)
    οικο- (oiko-) + ‎σελίδα (selída, page) → ‎οικοσελίδα (oikoselída, homepage)
    οικο- (oiko-) + ‎σκεύη (skévi, utensil) → ‎οικοσκευή (oikoskeví, household appliance)
  2. added before a noun, adjective or verb to create words that indicate something related to the family:
    οικο- (oiko-) + ‎σημαία (simaía, flag, banner) → ‎οικόσημο (oikósimo, coat of arms)
  3. added before a noun, adjective or verb to create words that indicate something related to the environment; eco-:
    οικο- (oiko-) + ‎σύστημα (sýstima, system) → ‎οικοσύστημα (oikosýstima, ecosystem)
    οικο- (oiko-) + ‎-logy (-logy, -λογία) → ‎οικολογία (oikología, ecology)

Derived terms[edit]

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