[et-uh-mol-uh-jahyz] /ˌɛt əˈmɒl əˌdʒaɪz/
verb (used with object), etymologized, etymologizing.
to trace the history of (a word).
verb (used without object), etymologized, etymologizing.
to study .
to give or suggest the of words.
to trace, state, or suggest the etymology of (a word)
1530s; see etymology + -ize. Related: Etymologized; etymologizing.
[et-uh-mon] /ˈɛt əˌmɒn/ noun, plural etymons, etyma [et-uh-muh] /ˈɛt ə mə/ (Show IPA) 1. the linguistic form from which another form is historically derived, as the Latin cor “heart,” which is the etymon of English cordial, or the Indo-European *ḱ (e) rd-, which is the etymon of Latin cor, Greek kardía, Russian serdtse, and English […]
[et-uh-mol-uh-jee] /ˌɛt əˈmɒl ə dʒi/ noun, plural etymologies. 1. the derivation of a word. Synonyms: word origin, word source, derivation, origin. 2. a chronological account of the birth and development of a particular word or element of a word, often delineating its spread from one language to another and its evolving changes in form and […]
noun 1. (informal) a person who works in or is interested in electronics
[et-suh l] /ˈɛt səl/ noun, German Legend. 1. Attila: represented in the Nibelungenlied as the second husband of Kriemhild after the death of Siegfried. /ˈɛtsəl/ noun 1. (German legend) a great king who, according to the Nibelungenlied, was the second husband of Kriemhild after the death of Siegfried: identified with Attila the Hun Compare Atli