foco

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Galician[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from oco (hollow). Compate Spanish hueco.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

foco m (feminine singular foca, masculine plural focos, feminine plural focas)

  1. hollow
    Synonyms: foncho, oco
  2. deep
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Latin focus. Doublet of fogo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

foco m (plural focos)

  1. lantern
    Synonym: farol
  2. flashlight, torch
    Synonym: lanterna

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔ.ko/
  • Hyphenation: fò‧co

Noun[edit]

foco m (plural fochi)

  1. Archaic form of fuoco.

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

focō

  1. dative/ablative singular of focus

Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin focus. Doublet of fogo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

foco m (plural focos)

  1. (optics) focus (point at which rays of light converge)
    Synonym: ponto de convergência
  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)
    Synonyms: concentração, atenção
  6. objective; intent
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:objetivo
  7. headquarters
    Synonyms: centro, sede
  8. (regional) lamp
    Synonym: lâmpada

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Verb[edit]

foco

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

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

foco f

  1. vocative singular of focă

San Pedro Amuzgos Amuzgo[edit]

Noun[edit]

foco

  1. Obsolete spelling of joco

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin focus. Compare the inherited doublet fuego.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

foco m (plural focos)

  1. focus (place or spot where something is focused)
    Synonym: enfoque
  2. spotlight
  3. (Argentina, Chile, Cuba, Uruguay) headlight (especially on the front of a motor vehicle)
  4. light bulb
  5. (Costa Rica, Dominican Republic) flashlight, torch (battery-powered hand-held light source)

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Descendants[edit]

  • San Pedro Amuzgos Amuzgo: joco, jokò

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