esotérico

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See also: esoterico

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐσωτερικός (esōterikós, belonging to an inner circle), from ἐσωτέρω (esōtérō, further inside), comparative of ἔσω (ésō, within), from ἐς (es), εἰς (eis, into).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: e‧so‧té‧ri‧co

Adjective[edit]

esotérico (feminine esotérica, masculine plural esotéricos, feminine plural esotéricas)

  1. (philosophy, etc.) esoteric
    1. understood only by a chosen few or an enlightened inner circle
      Antonym: exotérico
    2. having to do with concepts that are highly theoretical

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐσωτερικός (esōterikós, belonging to an inner circle), from ἐσωτέρω (esōtérō, further inside), comparative of ἔσω (ésō, within), from ἐς (es), εἰς (eis, into).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /esoˈteɾiko/, [e.soˈt̪e.ɾi.ko]
  • Hyphenation: e‧so‧té‧ri‧co
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

esotérico (feminine esotérica, masculine plural esotéricos, feminine plural esotéricas)

  1. (philosophy, etc.) esoteric

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