EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • aut- (used before a vowel)

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Ancient Greek αὐτο- (auto-, self-).

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

auto-

  1. Reflexive, regarding or to oneself
    autobiography, autoerotic
  2. (from automatic) automatic
    autofocus, autoloader, autowalk
  3. (from automobile) relating to cars or the driving of cars
    autocross, autophile

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek αὐτο- (auto-).

PrefixEdit

auto-

  1. auto- (regarding oneself)
  2. auto- (relating to cars)

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Further readingEdit


CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

auto-

  1. auto- (regarding oneself)
    auto- + ‎cenzura → ‎autocenzura
    Synonym: sebe-

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • auto- in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • auto- I in Slovník afixů užívaných v češtině, 2017
  • auto- II in Slovník afixů užívaných v češtině, 2017

DanishEdit

PrefixEdit

auto-

  1. self
    autobiografi, autofiktion
  2. automatic
    autozoom, autopilot
  3. cars
    autoskade, autoværksted

Derived termsEdit


FinnishEdit

PrefixEdit

auto-

  1. auto-, self- (regarding oneself)
    autobiografiaautobiography
    autonomiaautonomy
    Synonyms: oma-, itse-
    omaelämäkertaautobiography
    itsehallintoself-governance, autonomy
  2. auto- (automatic)
    autopilottiautopilot
    Synonyms: automaatti-, automaattinen
    automaattiohjausautopilot

Usage notesEdit

  • In Finnish the prefix auto- is chiefly used with loanwords, see usage examples above.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek αὐτο- (auto-), from αὐτός (autós, self).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /o.to/, /o.tɔ/
  • (file)

PrefixEdit

auto-

  1. auto- (regarding oneself)
  2. auto- (automatic)
  3. auto- (relating to cars)

Derived termsEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek αὐτο- (auto-).

PrefixEdit

auto-

  1. auto-, self-

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Further readingEdit


GermanEdit

PrefixEdit

auto-

  1. auto-

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HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek αὐτός (autós, self).[1]

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

auto-

  1. auto- (regarding oneself)
  2. auto- (automatic)

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tótfalusi, István. Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmező és etimológiai szótára (’A Storehouse of Foreign Words: an explanatory and etymological dictionary of foreign words’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2005. →ISBN
  2. ^ Siptár, Péter and Miklós Törkenczy. The Phonology of Hungarian. The Phonology of the World’s Languages. Oxford University Press, 2007. →ISBN, p. 17

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch auto-, from Ancient Greek αὐτός (autós, self).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [au̯to]
  • Hyphenation: auto

PrefixEdit

auto-

  1. auto-: regarding oneself.

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Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Ancient Greek αὐτός (autós, self).

PrefixEdit

auto-

  1. (highly productive) auto-, self- (regarding oneself; by oneself)
  2. (highly productive) auto-, self- (automatic)
  3. (mathematics) eigen-
  4. (rare) homo- (same)
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • auto-1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 2Edit

Derived from auto, automobile.

PrefixEdit

auto-

  1. auto- (relating to cars)
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • auto-2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek αὐτός (autós, self).

PrefixEdit

auto-

  1. auto-

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek αὐτός (autós, self).

PrefixEdit

auto-

  1. auto-

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PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek αὐτο- (auto-).

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

auto-

  1. auto- as relating to oneself
    auto- + ‎biografia → ‎autobiografia
    Synonym: samo-
  2. auto-, automatic
    auto- + ‎pilot → ‎autopilot
    Synonym: samo-
  3. auto-, as relating to cars
    auto- + ‎alarm → ‎autoalarm
    Synonym: samo-

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • auto- in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek αὐτός (autós, self).

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

auto-

  1. self-; auto- (done by or directed at oneself)
    auto- + ‎ódio (hatred) → ‎auto-ódio (self-hatred)
  2. auto- (automatic)
    auto- + ‎foco (foco) → ‎autofoco (autofocus)
  3. auto- (relating to automobiles)
    auto- + ‎carro (car) → ‎autocarro (bus)
  4. (Brazil, linear algebra) eigen- (relating to eigenvectors and eigenvalues)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek αὐτο- (auto-).

PrefixEdit

auto-

  1. auto-
  2. drive-in

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit