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Bio-

English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek - (bío-), combining form and stem of ? (bíos, "life").

Prefix

bio-

  1. life
    Antonym: thanato-
  2. organic life

Derived terms

Translations

See also

  • (animal life in particular): zoo-

Anagrams


Catalan

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ? (bíos).

Prefix

bio-

  1. bio-

Derived terms

Further reading


Czech

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ? (bíos, "life").

Pronunciation

Prefix

bio-

  1. bio-

Derived terms

Further reading


Danish

Prefix

bio-

  1. bio- (concerning or associated with life)

Derived terms


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /'bi.o:/
  • (file)

Prefix

bio-

  1. (pertaining to) life

Derived terms


Finnish

Prefix

bio-

  1. bio-

Derived terms


French

Prefix

bio-

  1. life

Derived terms

See also


Galician

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ? (bíos).

Prefix

bio-

  1. bio-

Derived terms


German

Prefix

bio-

  1. life
  2. organically produced, or otherwise environmentally friendly

Derived terms

life
organically

See also


Hungarian

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ? (bíos, "life").[1]

Pronunciation

Prefix

bio-

  1. (noun prefix) life

Derived terms

See also

References

  1. ^ Tótfalusi, István. Idegenszó-tár: Idegen szavak értelmez? és etimológiai szótára ('A Storehouse of Foreign Words: an explanatory and etymological dictionary of foreign words'). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2005. ->ISBN

Ido

Etymology

Borrowed from English bio-, French bio-, German bio-, Italian bio-, Spanish bio-, Portuguese bio-, French bio-, Portuguese bio-, English bio-, Russian - (bio-), all ultimately from Ancient Greek ? (bíos).

Pronunciation

Prefix

bio-

  1. (neologism) bio-
    bio- + ‎kemio ("chemistry") -> ‎biokemio ("biochemistry")

Derived terms


Irish

Prefix

bio-

  1. Alternative form of bith-, used before a broad T.

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bio- bhio- mbio-
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading


Italian

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ? (bíos).

Prefix

bio-

  1. bio- (life)

Derived terms

See also


Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ? (bíos, "life").

Prefix

bio-

  1. bio-

References

  • "bio-" in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ? (bíos, "life").

Prefix

bio-

  1. bio-

References

  • "bio-" in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Polish

Prefix

bio-

  1. bio-

Derived terms

Further reading

  • bio- in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ? (bíos).

Prefix

bio-

  1. bio- (indicates life)

Derived terms


Spanish

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ? (bíos, "life").

Prefix

bio-

  1. bio-

Derived terms

Related terms


Swedish

Prefix

bio-

  1. bio-; pertaining to life

Derived terms


Welsh

Etymology

From English bio-.

Pronunciation

Prefix

bio-

  1. bio-
    bio- + ‎diraddio ("to degrade") -> ‎bioddiraddio ("to biodegrade")
    bio- + ‎amrywiaeth ("variety, diversity") -> ‎bioamrywiaeth ("biodiversity")
    bio- + ‎cemeg ("chemistry") -> ‎biocemeg ("biochemistry")

Derived terms

Category Welsh words prefixed with bio- not found

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bio- fio- mio- unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References

R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-present) , "bio-", in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies


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