etymology

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) enPR: ĕt"ə-mŏl'ə-jē, IPA (key): /ˌɛt.ɪˈmɒl.ə.dʒi/, SAMPA: /%Et.I"mQl.@.dZi/
  • (US) enPR: ĕt"ə-mŏl'ə-jē, IPA (key): /ˌɛtəˈmɑlədʒi/, SAMPA: /%Et@"mAl@dZi/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: e‧ty‧mo‧lo‧gy

NounEdit

Singular
etymology

Plural
etymologies

  1. (linguistics); (uncountable) Etymology is the study of the history and change of words.
  2. (countable) A word's etymology is its history.

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