etymon definition

  • noun:
    • an early on type of a word in the same language or perhaps in an ancestor language. Including, Indo-European *duwo and Old English twā are etymons of contemporary English two.
    • A word or morpheme where compounds and types are created.
    • A foreign word from where a specific loan term comes. For example, Latin duo, "two,” is an etymon of English duodecimal.
    • A source word of confirmed word.
    • an authentic kind; primitive term; root.
    • Original or fundamental signification.
    • the initial part of a word; the basis or ancient.
    • The original or fundamental good sense; the main or root meaning.
    • an easy kind inferred as the common basis where related terms in lot of languages could be derived by linguistic processes
    • An earlier form of a word in the same language or in an ancestor language. For example, Indo-European *duwo and Old English twā are etymons of Modern English two.
    • A word or morpheme from where compounds and types are created.
    • A foreign word from which a particular loan word comes. Including, Latin duo, "two,” is an etymon of English duodecimal.
    • A source word-of confirmed word.
    • an authentic kind; ancient term; root.
    • Original or fundamental signification.
    • the initial element of a word; the main or ancient.
    • the first or fundamental good sense; the main or root definition.
    • a simple kind inferred once the common foundation that associated terms in a number of languages may be derived by linguistic procedures

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