neo-

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin

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neo-

  1. Used to form clade or taxonomic names indicating more recent branching than a morphologically or otherwise similar group

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek prefix νεο- ‎(neo-), from νέος ‎(néos, new, young).

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neo-

  1. New.
  2. Contemporary.
  3. (organic chemistry) Having a structure, similar to that of neopentane, in which each hydrogen atom of a methyl group has been replaced by an alkyl group.

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FinnishEdit

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neo-

  1. neo-

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GermanEdit

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neo-

  1. neo-

Usage notesEdit

Nouns with this prefix are capitalized, just like other nouns in German.

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HungarianEdit

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PrefixEdit

neo-

  1. neo-

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek νεο- ‎(neo-), from νέος ‎(néos, new, young).

PrefixEdit

neo-

  1. neo-

SynonymsEdit

  • (before native words): nua-

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ItalianEdit

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neo-

  1. neo-

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PortugueseEdit

PrefixEdit

neo-

  1. neo- (indicates novelty, newness)
  2. forms demonyms corresponding to placenames that contain novo or nova ‎(new)
    Nova Zelândia ‎(New Zealand) → neozelandês ‎(New Zealander)

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Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish nem- (compare Irish neamh-, Manx neu-).

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neo-

  1. un-

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek prefix νεο- ‎(neo-), from νέος ‎(néos, new, young).

PrefixEdit

neo-

  1. neo-

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