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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.
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: Swedish PRO pts in pair: 3482