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etymon Explained

etymon at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) etyma

etymon at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Word): phrase, root, etymon, derivation, etymology, history.

Etymon at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Etymon \Et"y*mon\, n.; pl. E. {Etymons}, Gr. {Etyma}. [L., fr.
Gr. 'e`tymon the true literal sense of a word according to
its derivation, an etymon, fr. ? true, real, prob, akin to
Skr. sotya, E. sooth. See {Sooth}.]
1. An original form; primitive word; root.

2. Original or fundamental signification. [R.]

Given as the etymon or genuine sense of the word.
--Coleridge.

etymon at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

etymon
n : a simple form inferred as the common basis from which
related words in several languages can be derived by
linguistic processes [syn: {root}]
[also: {etyma} (pl)]

etymon at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

From Inter: etyl » grc|en Inter: term » ἔτυμον||the true sense of a word according to its origin|tr=etumon|lang=grc|sc=polytonic, from Inter: term » ἔτυμος||true, real, actual|tr=etumos|lang=grc|sc=polytonic.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /ˈɛt.ə.mɒn/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"Et.@.mQn/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˈɛt.ə.mɑn/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"Et.@.mAn/
  • Inter: rhymes » ɒn


Inter: examples-right » examples=the Latin {{term|candidus||white|lang=la, is the etymon of the English Inter: term » candid.}}

Noun

Inter: en-noun » pl2=etyma
  • A source word of a given word.

    Related terms

    * etymology
    • etymologist
    • etymologize

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » source word
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|étymon|m
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Etymon|n
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|etimo|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|字根|sc=Hani
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|étimo|m
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|étimo|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * cognate
    • root

      References

      * Inter: R:Webster 191 » 3
    • Inter: R:Century 191 » 1

      Anagrams

      * toymen


    Latin

    Noun

    Inter: la-noun » etymon|etymi|etymī|n|second
  • etymon

    Inflection

    Inter: la-decl-2nd-Greek-N » etym

  • Translation: ca » etymon
    Translation: cs » etymon
    Translation: et » etymon
    Translation: el » etymon
    Translation: fr » etymon
    Translation: ko » etymon
    Translation: pl » etymon
    Translation: ru » etymon
    Translation: ta » etymon
    Translation: te » etymon
    Translation: tr » etymon
    Translation: vi » etymon
    Translation: zh » etymon

    étymon at English (WD) Of Explained:

    ==French==

    Noun

    Inter: fr-noun » m|sort=etymon
  • etymon

  • Translation: fr » étymon
    Translation: ko » étymon
    Translation: tr » étymon
    Translation: vi » étymon