etymological
adjective see etymology

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Etymological — Et y*mo*log ic*al ( m[ o]*l[o^]j [i^]*kal), a. [L. etymologicus, Gr. etymologiko s: cf. F. [ e]tymologique. See {Etymology}.] Pertaining to etymology, or the derivation of words. {Et y*mo*log ic*al*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • etymological — [et΄ə mə läj′i kəl] adj. 〚< L etymologicus < Gr etymologikos + AL〛 of or according to the etymology, or to the principles of etymology etymologically adv. * * * et·y·mo·log·i·cal (ĕt ə mə lŏjʹĭ kəl) also et·y·mo·log·ic ( lŏjʹĭk) adj. Of or… …   Universalium

  • etymological — (adj.) 1590s; see ETYMOLOGY (Cf. etymology) + ICAL (Cf. ical). Related: Etymologically …   Etymology dictionary

  • etymological — [et΄ə mə läj′i kəl] adj. [< L etymologicus < Gr etymologikos + AL] of or according to the etymology, or to the principles of etymology etymologically adv …   English World dictionary

  • etymological — [[t]e̱tɪməlɒ̱ʤɪk(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Etymological means concerned with or relating to etymology. [FORMAL] Gratification and gratitude have the same etymological root …   English dictionary

  • etymological — adjective a) Of or relating to etymology. b) Consistent with its etymological characteristics (in historical usage and/or the source language). See Also: etymologist, etymology, etymon …   Wiktionary

  • etymological — adj. Etymological is used with these nouns: ↑dictionary …   Collocations dictionary

  • etymological — etymology ► NOUN (pl. etymologies) ▪ an account of the origins and the developments in meaning of a word. DERIVATIVES etymological adjective etymologically adverb etymologist noun. ORIGIN Greek etumologia, from etumos true …   English terms dictionary

  • etymological — adjective based on or belonging to etymology (Freq. 1) I merely drew an etymological distinction • Pertains to noun: ↑etymology • Derivationally related forms: ↑etymology …   Useful english dictionary

  • etymological — См. etimològico …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

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