See also: Eco, ECO, eço, eco-, -eco, and éco-

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Shortening of ecology

AdjectiveEdit

eco (comparative more eco, superlative most eco)

  1. Environmentally friendly or sensitive.
    • 2008, December 28, “Lucy Siegle”, in Why older isn't always wiser[1]:
      Except that the smart eco (and fiscal) thing to do is to wait until your current appliance has reached its break-even point []

Etymology 2Edit

From ECOWAS, the Economic Community of West African States, who propose to use the currency.

 
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NounEdit

eco (plural ecos)

  1. A proposed name for the common currency that the West African Monetary Zone plans to introduce in the framework of the Economic Community of West African States.

AnagramsEdit


AmisEdit

NounEdit

eco

  1. elephant

ReferencesEdit

2017, Dictionary of the Central Dialect of Amis (阿美語中部方言詞典) (in Mandarin Chinese), Taiwan: Council of Indigenous Peoples.


CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eco m (plural ecos)

  1. echo

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from -eco (quality).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

eco (accusative singular econ, plural ecoj, accusative plural ecojn)

  1. quality, attribute

See alsoEdit


IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Javanese eco, éca (ꦲꦺꦕ, delicious), from Old Javanese ica, icchā (wish, desire; pleased), from Sanskrit इच्छा (icchā, wish, desire, inclination).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈe.t͡ʃo]
  • Hyphenation: éco

AdjectiveEdit

eco

  1. (colloquial, Central Java) delicious (pleasing to taste)
    Synonyms: enak, gurih, lezat, nikmat, raos, sedap

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eco f (plural echi)

  1. echo
  2. echoing sound
  3. (nautical) sounding (of the depth)

NounEdit

eco f (invariable)

  1. (Short form of: ecografia, medicine) ultrasound, ultrasonography

JavaneseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

eco

  1. Nonstandard spelling of éca.

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin echo, from Ancient Greek ἠχώ (ēkhṓ), from ἠχή (ēkhḗ, sound), from Proto-Indo-European *sweh₂gʰ-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

eco m (plural ecos)

  1. echo (a reflected sound that is heard again by its initial observer)
    Synonyms: repercussão, ressonância, ressono, ressoo

Related termsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin ēchō, from Ancient Greek ἠχώ (ēkhṓ).

NounEdit

eco m (plural ecos)

  1. echo

Derived termsEdit


VenetianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare Italian eco

NounEdit

eco m (plural echi)

  1. echo

Etymology 2Edit

Compare Italian ecco

AdverbEdit

eco

  1. here
Derived termsEdit