HyperDic: etymology

English > 2 senses of the word etymology:
NOUNcommunicationetymologya history of a word
cognitionetymologythe study of the sources and development of words
etymology > pronunciation
Soundseh.tahmaa'lahjhiy; eh.tihmaa'lahjhiy
RhymesAgee ... zoology: 128 rhymes with jhiy...
English > etymology: 2 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA history of a word.
Narrowerfolk etymologyA popular but erroneous etymology
Broaderhistory, account, chronicle, storyA record or narrative description of past events
Spanishetimología
Catalanetimologia
Adjectivesetymologicalbased on or belonging to etymology
Nounsetymologista lexicographer who specializes in etymology
Verbsetymologizeconstruct the history of words
etymologizegive the etymology or derivation or suggest an etymology (for a word)
English > etymology: 2 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe study of the sources and development of words.
NarrowerlexicostatisticsA statistical technique used in glottochronology
BroaderlinguisticsThe scientific study of language
Spanishetimología
Catalanetimologia
Adjectivesetymologicalbased on or belonging to etymology
Nounsetymologista lexicographer who specializes in etymology
Verbsetymologizeconstruct the history of words
etymologizegive the etymology or derivation or suggest an etymology (for a word)

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