Complete Definition of "etymon"

English

Etymology
From AGr. έÏÏμον (etymon) "the true sense of a word according to its origin", from έÏÏÎ¼Î¿Ï (etymos) "true, real, actual".

Pronunciation
IPA|/ËÉtÉmÉn/
:*Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉËn|-ÉËn

Noun
etymon (plural etymons or etyma)

  1. The source word of a given word. For example, the Latin candidus (white) is the etymon of the English candid.

Related terms
etymology

Translations
French: étymon m

See also
cognate
category:English nouns

ru:etymon
ta:etymon
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