Origin of dicho-
Words nearby dicho-
WORDS THAT USE DICHO-
What does dicho- mean?
Dicho- comes from the Greek dícha, meaning “in two” or “asunder” (in separate parts). The Greek dícha is based on the Greek dís, “twice, double,” ultimate source of the combining forms di- and diplo-.
The English word two, in fact, is distantly related to the Greek dís. So are the combining forms bi-, bin-, duo-, and twi-. Double down on your word roots by checking out our Words That Use articles for the terms.
What are variants of dicho-?
Examples of dicho-
A dichotomy is a “division into two, often contradictory parts.”
The dicho- part of the word means “in two.” So, what about the -tomy portion of the word? That’s right, it means “cutting.” Dichotomy literally translates to “cutting in two.”
The word comes from the Greek dichotomía, which uses an equivalent of the form dicho- in the language.
What are some words that use the combining form dicho-?
- dichogamy (using the equivalent form of dicho- in German)
- dichotomize (using the equivalent form of dicho- in Latin)
- dichotomous (using the equivalent form of dicho- in Greek)
What are some other forms that dicho- may be commonly confused with?
How to use dicho- in a sentence
Ya se ha dicho el presente de indicativo, y su conocimiento.
Mas ahora es preciso reunir todo lo dicho en pocas palabras, para la mas facil comprehension.
No quiero omitir aqui sobre esta palabra que lo que debiera haber dicho, quando se trató de la conjuncion.
Las posposiciones rigen al dativo, acusativo, y ablativo, como hemos dicho en los doze exemplos de este Cap.
Dicho was St. Patrick's first convert, and the first who erected a Christian church under his direction.An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800|Mary Frances Cusack