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Definitions of etymon in various dictionaries:
noun - a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes
An earlier form of a word in the same language or in an ancestor language.
A word or morpheme from which compounds and derivatives are formed.
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|Note my oddly original word|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|a word or morpheme from which a later word is derived.|
|a simple form inferred as the common basis from which related words in several languages can be derived by linguistic processes|
|a word or part of a word from which you get another word|
|A word or morpheme from which a later word is derived.|
|An earlier form of a word in the same language or in an ancestor language. For example, Indo-European duwo and Old English tw are etymons of Modern English two.|
|A word or morpheme from which compounds and derivatives are formed.|
|A foreign word from which a particular loan word is derived. For example, Latin duo, "two, is an etymon of English duodecimal.|
|Etymon might refer to|
Etymology () is the study of the history of words, their origins, and how their form and meaning have changed over time. By extension, the term "the etymology (of a word)" means the origin of the particular word. When talking about place names, there is a specific term, toponymy.|
* For a language such as Greek with a long written history, etymologists make use of texts in these languages and texts about the languages to gather knowledge about how words were used during earlier periods of their history and when they entered the languages in question. Etymologists also apply the methods of comparative linguistics to reconstruct information about languages that are too old for any direct information to be available.
* By analyzing related languages with a technique known as the comparative method, linguists can make inferences about their shared parent language and its vocabulary. In this way, word roots have been found that can be traced all the way back to the origin of, for instance, the