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etymology

Pronunciation: /ˌetəˈmɑːlədʒi; ˌetɪˈmɒlədʒi/

Translation of etymology in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -gies)

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  • etimología (feminine) folk o 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.

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