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TranslingualEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin

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neo-

  1. New. (Often used to form clade or taxonomic names indicating more recent branching than a morphologically or otherwise similar group.)

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PronunciationEdit

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chemistry) Having a structure, similar to that of neopentane, in which each hydrogen atom of a methyl group has been replaced by an alkyl group
  4. (organic chemistry) Being a newly-discovered or -synthesized variant of an existing compound

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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

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

neo-

  1. neo-

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IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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neo-

  1. neo-

SynonymsEdit

  • (before native words): nua-

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ItalianEdit

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neo-

  1. neo-

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek νέος (néos, new, young).

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neo-

  1. neo-

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek νέος (néos, new, young).

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neo-

  1. neo-

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PortugueseEdit

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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

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

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neo-

  1. un-

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PrefixEdit

neo-

  1. neo-

Derived termsEdit