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From Средњи Енглески ethymologie, from Стари Француски ethimologie, from Латински etymologia, from Антички Грчки ἐτυμολογία (etumología), from ἔτυμον (étumon, true sense) and -λογία (-logía, study of), from λόγος (lógos, word; explanation).



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etymology (plural etymologies)

  1. (uncountable) The study of the historical development of languages, particularly as manifested in individual words.
  2. (countable) The origin and historical development of a word; the derivation.
    • 2018, James Lambert, “A multitude of ‘lishes’: The nomenclature of hybridity”, in English World-Wide[1], strana 13:
      The etymology of the term Japlish is disputed and contentiously so.
  3. (countable) An account of the origin and historical development of a word as presented in a dictionary or the like.

Корисне белешке[уреди]

  • Not to be confused with entomology (the study of insects) or etiology (the study of causes or origins).


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