arco

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See also: arcò, arĉo, arco-, and Arco

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Italian, from arco (bow)

Adverb[edit]

arco (not comparable)

  1. (music) A note in string instrument musical notation indicating that the bow is to be used in the usual way, usually following a passage that is played pizzicato.

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Galician[edit]

Arcos, Santa Mariña Dozo, Cambados, Galicia

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese arco, from Latin arcus.

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Noun[edit]

arco m (plural arcos)

  1. bow (weapon)
  2. (geometry) arc
  3. (architecture) arch
  4. hoop (of a barrel)
  5. each one of the circles of a water wheel
  6. Moon's halo

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References[edit]

  • arco” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • arco” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin arcus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erkʷo- (bow, arrow).

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Noun[edit]

arco m (plural archi)

  1. bow (weapon)
    tirare con l'arco - to pull back a bow
  2. (music) bow (used to play string instruments)
    suonare con arco - to play (music) with bow
  3. (geometry) arc
  4. (architecture) arch

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese arco, arquo (arch, bow), from Latin arcus (bow), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erkʷo- (bow, arrow)

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Noun[edit]

arco m (plural arcos)

  1. (geometry) arc
  2. arc, curve
  3. (architecture) arch
  4. bow (weapon)
  5. bow (rod used to play stringed instruments)
  6. (dentistry) archwire (orthodontic wire conforming to the alveolar or dental arch)
  7. (ophthalmology) arcus (white band of cholesterol that forms at the edge of the cornea)

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Verb[edit]

arco

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of arcar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin arcus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erkʷo- (bow, arrow).

Noun[edit]

arco m (plural arcos)

  1. bow (weapon)
    tirar con arco
  2. (music) bow (used to play string instruments)
  3. (geometry) arc
  4. (architecture) arch
  5. (sports, Latin America) goal (structure)

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