adverb see etymology

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  • etymologically — 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

  • Etymologically — 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

  • etymologically — See etymological. * * * …   Universalium

  • etymologically — adverb Based on or belonging to etymology See Also: etymology, etymological, etymologist …   Wiktionary

  • etymologically — adj. from an etymological standpoint, with regard to etymology …   English contemporary dictionary

  • etymologically — et·y·mo·log·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • etymologically — adverb see etymological …   Useful english dictionary

  • Iconophor — Etymologically, iconophor comes from Greek, meaning bearer or transporter (...phor) of image (ikono..). It seems that it was used formerly in Byzantine Christianity, to define an icon bearer , in a direct or symbolic sense. In graphic and print… …   Wikipedia

  • jen — Etymologically, a Chinese term referring to man in society. In Confucian thought, jen is the principle of common humanity, or the moral qualities such as benevolence that make for humanity …   Philosophy dictionary

  • Entheogens —    Etymologically, entheogen derives from Greek entheos, “possessed by a god” (which is related to the modern English giddy and Old English gidig, “possessed by a god/spirit”) and genous “produced.” Hence entheogen is literally “generate god or… …   Historical dictionary of shamanism

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