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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔko/, [ˈfɔː.ko]
  • Hyphenation: fò‧co

NounEdit

foco m ‎(plural fochi)

  1. Archaic form of fuoco.

LatinEdit

NounEdit

focō

  1. dative singular of focus
  2. ablative singular of focus

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin focus ‎(hearth). Cognate of fogo ‎(fire).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

foco m (plural focos)

  1. (optics) focus (point at which rays of light converge)
  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)
  6. objective; intent
  7. headquarters
  8. (regional) lamp

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VerbEdit

foco

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

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin focus. Compare the inherited doublet fuego.

NounEdit

foco m ‎(plural focos)

  1. focus
  2. spotlight
  3. headlight
  4. light bulb (see this term for Spanish regional synonyms)

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