EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From alta +‎ -eco.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

alteco (uncountable, accusative altecon)

  1. height
    dekmetra alteco
    a height of ten metres
    Mi ne atingas la altecon de via ŝultro.
    I don’t come up to your shoulder (lit. I don’t reach the height of your shoulder).
    • Kabe (translator), La Faraono (Pharaoh) by Bolesław Prus, Book 3, Chapter 8,
      arboj, plantitaj regule kaj preskaǔ de sama alteco
      trees planted at regular intervals and of almost identical heights
  2. Highness (title)
    Via Reĝa Alteco
    Your Royal Highness