echo – echo write the text you enter to the screen – display a line of text

– echo $PATH

NOTE: your shell may have its own version of echo which will supercede the version described here. Please refer to your shell’s documentation for details about the options it supports.

Echo the STRING(s) to standard output.

do not output the trailing newline
enable interpretation of the backslash-escaped characters listed below
disable interpretation of those sequences in STRINGs
display this help and exit
output version information and exit

Without -E, the following sequences are recognized and interpolated:

the character whose ASCII code is NNN (octal)
alert (BEL)
suppress trailing newline
form feed
new line
carriage return
horizontal tab
vertical tab