etymology

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˌɛtɪˈmɒlədʒi/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˌɛtəˈmɑlədʒi/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(et′ə molə jē)

Inflections of 'etymology' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": etymologies
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etymology nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. uncountable (origin of words)etimología nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino, que lleva los artículos la o una en singular, y las o unas en plural. Exemplos: la mesa, una tabla.
 Francine is a linguist specializing in etymology.
 Francine es lingüista y se especializa en etimología.
etymology nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. uncountable (origin of a specific word)etimología nfnombre femenino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente femenino, que lleva los artículos la o una en singular, y las o unas en plural. Exemplos: la mesa, una tabla.
 One of Jillian's hobbies is investigating the etymologies of various words.
 Uno de los pasatiempos de Jillian es investigar la etimología de varias palabras.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2020:

Compound Forms:
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folk etymology nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (linguistics: modification of form)etimología popular nf + adj mf
folk etymology nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (false notion of word's etymology)etimología popular nf + adj mf
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