eco

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See also: Eco, ECO, eço, eco-, -eco, and éco-

English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈiːkəʊ/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

By clipping.

Adjective[edit]

eco (comparative more eco, superlative most eco)

  1. Clipping of ecological. Environmentally friendly or sensitive.
    • 2008, December 28, “Lucy Siegle”, in Why older isn't always wiser[1]:
      Except that the smart eco (and fiscal) thing to do is to wait until your current appliance has reached its break-even point []
    • 2019, Roger Hunt, ‎Marianne Suhr, Old House Eco Handbook (page 156)
      Check the eco credentials of your paint – not all are what they say on the tin.
  2. Clipping of economy. Affording economical use, e.g. of an appliance.
    This vacuum cleaner has an eco setting which preserves battery life.

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 the Economic Community of West African States.

Anagrams[edit]


Amis[edit]

Noun[edit]

eco

  1. elephant

References[edit]

2021, Dictionary of the Central Dialect of Amis (阿美語中部方言辭典) (in Mandarin Chinese), Taiwan: Council of Indigenous Peoples.


Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eco m (plural ecos)

  1. echo

Creek[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɪ.d͡ʒo]
  • Hyphenation: e‧có

Noun[edit]

eco

  1. deer

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from -eco (quality).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. quality, attribute

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Javanese eco, éca (ꦲꦺꦕ, delicious), from Old Javanese ica, icchā (wish, desire; pleased), from Sanskrit इच्छा (icchā, wish, desire, inclination).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈe.t͡ʃo]
  • Hyphenation: éco

Adjective[edit]

éco

  1. (colloquial, Central Java) delicious (pleasing to taste)
    Synonyms: enak, gurih, lezat, nikmat, raos, sedap

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

eco f (plural echi)

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

Noun[edit]

eco f (invariable)

  1. (medicine) Short for ecografia (ultrasound, ultrasonography).

Javanese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

eco

  1. Nonstandard spelling of éca.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In Old Latin spelling, C could represent either the voiceless velar plosive /k/ or its voiced counterpart /g/.

Pronoun[edit]

eco

  1. Early Latin spelling of ego
    • c. 620–600 BC, Tita Vendia vase:
      𐌄𐌂𐌏𐌖𐌓𐌍𐌀𐌕𐌉𐌕𐌀𐌖𐌄𐌍𐌃𐌉𐌀𐌔𐌌𐌀𐌌𐌀𐌓[𐌂𐌏𐌔𐌌]𐌄𐌃𐌖𐌇𐌄[𐌂𐌄𐌃]
      ECOVRNATITAVENDIASMAMAR[COSM]EDVHE[CED]
      eco vrna tita vendias mamar[cos m]ed vhe[ced]
      I am the urn of Tita Vendia. Mamar[cos had me made].

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]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛ.ku/, [ˈɛ.ku]

Noun[edit]

eco m (plural ecos)

  1. echo (a reflected sound that is heard again by its initial observer)
    Synonyms: repercussão, ressonância, ressono, ressoo

Related terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

eco m (plural ecos)

  1. echo

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


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
Derived terms[edit]