Share this entry

Share this page

etymologize

Saltos de línea: ety¦molo|gize
Pronunciación: /ɛtɪˈmɒlədʒʌɪz
 
/
(also etymologise)

Definición de etymologize en inglés:

verbo

[with object]
Give or trace the etymology of (a word).
Example sentences
  • All these words are etymologized on the basis of Türkic language.
  • The problem with these etymologized words is that they seem to make sense yet one is easily misled.
  • The word is etymologised from an ancient Greek word meaning ‘bright stone’.

Origen

mid 16th century: from medieval Latin etymologizare, from Latin etymologia (see etymology).

Definición de etymologize en:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día terpsichorean
Pronunciación: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing