Noun(1) a history of a word(2) the study of the sources and development of words
(1) The bill included the fees of a firm of lawyers specialising in copyright law whose research took them into the world of etymology , the study of the sources and development of words.(2) I was curious about the history and etymology of the word mosh.(3) He is also a big fan of rugby league, a bird watcher and is interested in etymology - the origin of words.(4) But that would be to stray into fields of etymology and philology.(5) His university lectures on etymology and linguistics were standing room only, and he invariably stayed late to answer a barrage of questions.(6) As a consequence of their work, 20th-century etymology is part of historical linguistics.(7) the decline of etymology as a linguistic discipline(8) Historians and linguists argue about its etymology , but it was possibly used as a folk name referring to northern territories.(9) On the one hand, he is saying that what he considers correct is determined ultimately by usage, not by etymology .(10) So words carry memories which can be traced through etymology .(11) Some suggested wildly imaginative similes, while others had questions about word origins and etymology .(12) It is difficult to explain why well-bred people avoid certain words and expressions that are admitted by etymology and grammar.(13) One must pay attention to their origins, their etymology .(14) the etymology of the word ├ö├ç├┐devil├ö├ç├û(15) I share with Boshoff an interest in etymology , taxonomy and language (I don't claim to have anywhere near his kind of knowledge on the subjects though), but I didn't feel as fascinated by the work in reality as in theory.(16) Certainly, in terms of understanding etymology , syntax and grammar, a classical education is a useful qualification for a lexicographer - a job that's a combination of logic, aesthetics and problem-solving.
1. derivation ::
2. word history ::
3. development ::
4. origin ::
5. source ::
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