See also: arcò, arĉo, arco-, and Arco

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian arco (bow). Doublet of arch and arc.

AdverbEdit

arco (not comparable)

  1. (music) A note in string instrument musical notation indicating that the bow is to be used in the usual way, usually following a passage that is played pizzicato.

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GalicianEdit

 
Arcos, Santa Mariña Dozo, Cambados, Galicia

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese arco, from Latin arcus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaɾko̝/
  • (file)

NounEdit

arco m (plural arcos)

  1. bow (weapon)
    • 1370, R. Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 398:
      Et el tragía en sua mão hũ arco, en que nõ auj́a madeyra, mays era todo feyto de coyros cruus et de neruos engrudidos per grãde arte et per grã maestría
      He was carrying a bow in his hand, not made of wood, but completely made with crude hides and glued tendons, with great art and great mastery
  2. (geometry) arc
  3. (architecture) arch
  4. hoop (of a barrel)
  5. each one of the circles of a water wheel
  6. Moon's halo

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • arco” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • arco” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • arco” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • arco” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin arcus, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erkʷo- (bow, arrow).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

arco m (plural archi)

  1. bow (weapon)
    tirare con l'arcoto pull back a bow
  2. (music) bow (used to play string instruments)
    suonare con arcoto play (music) with bow
  3. (geometry) arc
  4. (architecture) arch

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese arco, arquo (arch, bow), from Latin arcus (bow), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erkʷo- (bow, arrow)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

arco m (plural arcos)

  1. (geometry) arc
  2. arc, curve
    Synonym: curva
  3. (architecture) arch
  4. bow (weapon)
    Synonym: arco-e-flecha
  5. bow (rod used to play stringed instruments)
  6. (dentistry) archwire (orthodontic wire conforming to the alveolar or dental arch)
  7. (ophthalmology) arcus (white band of cholesterol that forms at the edge of the cornea)

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Related termsEdit

weapon
  • (rod used to play stringed instruments): violino
  • VerbEdit

    arco

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

    SpanishEdit

    EtymologyEdit

    From Latin arcus (whence English archery), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂erkʷo- (bow, arrow). Cognate with English arc and arch.

    NounEdit

    arco m (plural arcos)

    1. bow (a weapon made of a curved piece of wood or other flexible material whose ends are connected by a string, used for shooting arrows)
      tirar con arcoto shoot with a bow
    2. (music) bow (a rod with horsehair (or an artificial substitute) stretched between the ends, used for playing various stringed musical instruments)
    3. (geometry) arc
    4. (architecture) arch
    5. (sports, Latin America) goal (structure)

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