Share this entry
American English: /ˌɛdəˈmɑlədʒi/
British English: /ˌɛtɪˈmɒlədʒi/

Translation of etymology in Spanish:

noun plural etymologies

uncountable and countable
  • folk or popular etymology
    etimología popular
    Example sentences
    • Mark cites specific qualitative facts about the meanings and etymologies of particular Somali words, and speculates on what they mean for the view of the world you get through Somali lexicon and metaphoric imagery.
    • All words have etymologies and all ideas have pedigrees.
    • The card file to the left of where my father sat has definitions and etymologies of frequently used words, such as pleasure and play.
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

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