Similar words: entomology, seismology, epistemology, theology, apology, biology, geology, etiology. Meaning: [‚etɪ'mɒlədʒɪ] n. 1. a history of a word 2. the study of the sources and development of words.
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1. At university she developed an interest in etymology.
2. One form of this is called folk etymology.
3. It is also rather odd, in that no etymology of it is known.
4. His account of their arrival and his etymology for their name can not be trusted.
5. The guiding principles then of etymology and precedent would not be acceptable today.
6. So the etymology of vichyssoise will come first.
7. Etymology: A'zone'is an area or place.
8. Etymology: 'Know' refers to what is in your brain, and 'all' is everything, so a know-it-all has everything in his brain -- or at least thinks he does.
9. First carries on etymology and the legal limits to the mining right concept.
10. Etymology: This phrase comes from World War II US Army slang.
11. Unlike whisk, whore has a reputable etymology, going all the way to Indo-European (among its cognates are Latin carus and Old Irish cara "friend"); Goths called a prostitute hors.
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12. The intersection contains three aspects:"heterological etymology ", "etymological use in common" and "etymological borrowed words".
13. called is that the word class has an etymology that appears to lead back to being called.
14. The etymology is that moll like Molly was once an alternative for the name Mary.
15. It turns out that there is a folk etymology floating around out there that there was this guy, General Joseph Hooker was the origin for the word hooker that we now give to prostitutes.
16. Etymology can only ask why a small cuplike guard used in sewing is called a thimble,[sentencedict.com] though it is put on the third finger.
17. He was surely wrong, but his folk etymology is still firmly embedded in the collective consciousness after more than two dozen centuries.
18. Looking at it another way it is perhaps a neat coupling of the word's etymology.
19. One might wish to replace the obsolete name of a country or language with the modern name in every definition or etymology.
20. Estrangement is a abundant meanings and disputable concept on the investigation of etymology.
21. The origin of OK became the Holy Grail of etymology.
22. I don't suppose they spent much time looking into the etymology of mustang.
23. However, the previous toponymy study in China tended to put undue stress on the exploration of etymology, neglecting other important aspects.
24. Garlic features in the the cold soup gazpacho that I like too but not in its etymology.
25. The reason I say that it is appropriate students are being called is that the word class has an etymology that appears to lead back to being called.
26. The Merriam Webster Unabridged Dictionary is the only source that I found that points further back than Latin in its etymology.
27. Results Medical English, as a special-purpose English, has some features different from that of ordinary English in terms of etymology, amphibious words, non-finite verb, etc.
28. This paper discusses several major problems: the combining form, meaning class, etymology and the value to use.
29. Toponymy is a newly developed branch of science which systematically studies the etymology and meaning of geographical names.
30. The Oxford English Dictionary refers to two guys— Pliny and Nicander—in its etymology for the word magnet.
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