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See also Auto, auto-, autó, and autō

English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek αὐτός, self, metanalyzed from auto- in words such as automatic, autopilot, and automobile.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA: /ˈɔtoʊ/, SAMPA: /"OtoU/, /"AtoU/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA: /ˈɔːtəʊ/, SAMPA: /"O:t@U/

Noun

Singular
auto

Plural
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  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) An automobile.
    • auto mechanic
  2. A setting for automatic operation.
    • put it on auto

Synonyms

Antonyms

  • (setting for automatic operation): manual

See also


Bosnian

Etymology

Shortened form of automobil < Ancient Greek αὐτός (self).

Noun

auto m. or n. (plural auta; the plural form is used only as a neuter noun)

  1. car, automobile
  2. vehicle

Croatian

Etymology

Shortened form of automobil < Ancient Greek αὐτός (self).

Noun

auto m (plural auti)

  1. car, automobile
  2. vehicle

Declension


Czech

Etymology

From Ancient Greek αὐτός (self).

Pronunciation

Noun

auto n.

  1. auto, automobile, car

Declension


Dutch

Etymology

Shortened form of automobiel < Ancient Greek αὐτός (self).

Pronunciation

Noun

auto m. (plural auto’s, diminutive autootje)

  1. car, automobile

Synonyms


Estonian

Etymology

From Ancient Greek αὐτός (self).

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈɑuto/

Noun

auto

  1. car, automobile

Finnish

Etymology

Shortened form of automobiili < Ancient Greek αὐτός (self).

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: au‧to
  • IPA: [ˈɑuto̞]

Noun

auto (stem auto-*)

  1. A car
  2. An automobile

Derived terms

Compounds


French

Etymology

Shortened form of automobile < Ancient Greek αὐτός (self).

Pronunciation

Noun

auto f. (plural auto)

  1. car

Synonyms


Interlingua

Etymology

Shortened form of automobile < Ancient Greek αὐτός (self).

Noun

auto (plural autos)

  1. car, auto

Synonyms


Italian

Etymology

Shortened form of automobile < Ancient Greek αὐτός (self).

Noun

auto f. inv.

  1. car

Synonyms

Derived terms


Japanese

Noun

auto (hiragana あうと)

  1. アウト: (Sports) out

Polish

Etymology

From Ancient Greek αὐτός (self).

Pronunciation

Noun

auto n. (plural auta)[[Category:Template:lang:pl nouns|auto]]

  1. car

Declension

Singular Plural
Nominative auto auta
Genitive auta aut
Dative autu autom
Accusative auto auta
Instrumental autem autami
Locative aucie autach
Vocative auto auta

Synonyms


Serbian

Etymology

Shortened form of automobil < Ancient Greek αὐτός (self).

Noun

auto m. or n. (plural auta; the plural form is used only as a neuter noun)

  1. car, automobile
  2. vehicle

Cyrillic spelling


Slovak

Noun

auto n.

  1. car (automobile, a vehicle steered by a driver)


This Slovak entry was created from the translations listed at car. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see auto in the Slovak Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


Spanish

Etymology

Shortening of automóvil < Ancient Greek αὐτός (self).

Noun

auto m.

  1. car

Synonyms

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