foco

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔko/, [ˈfɔː.ko]
  • Hyphenation: fò‧co

Noun[edit]

foco m (plural fochi)

  1. Archaic form of fuoco.

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

focō

  1. dative singular of focus
  2. ablative singular of focus

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “foco”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin focus (hearth). Cognate of fogo (fire).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

foco m (plural focos)

  1. (optics) focus (point at which rays of light converge)
  2. (geometry) focus (point of a conic at which rays reflected from a curve or surface converge)
  3. (photography) focus (convergence of light on the photographic medium)
  4. (epidemiology) the source of transmission of a disease
  5. focus (concentration of attention)
  6. objective; intent
  7. headquarters
  8. (regional) lamp

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Verb[edit]

foco

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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin focus. Compare the inherited doublet fuego.

Noun[edit]

foco m (plural focos)

  1. focus
  2. spotlight
  3. headlight
  4. light bulb (see this term for Spanish regional synonyms)

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