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03:41 Oct 7, 2001
English to Swedish translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: oikos
THE word Economy, or OEconomy, is derived from oikos, a house, and vomos, law, and meant originally only the wise and legitimate government of the house for the common good of the whole family.
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5 +1oikos
Mats Wiman
5från det grekiska ordet "oikos" (hem)
Sven Petersson


  

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från det grekiska ordet "oikos" (hem)


Explanation:
från det grekiska ordet "oikos" (hem)


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Sven Petersson
Sweden
Local time: 20:25
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 14142
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oikos


Explanation:
There is no translation (afaIk) but an explanation (in Swedish)
NE on 'ekonomi':
Ordet har sitt ursprung i grek. oikonomi_a 'hushållning', 'förvaltning', av oikono_mos 'förvaltare', av oi_kos 'hus' och efterleden -no_mos 'en som ordnar', av ne_ma 'fördela', 'tilldela'

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Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 20:25
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 3482

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