Category:Italian terms by etymology
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Italian terms categorized by their etymologies.
- Category:Italian apocopic forms: Italian words that underwent apocope, thus their origin involved a loss or omission of a sound or syllable from their end.
- Category:Italian blends: Italian words formed by combinations of other words.
- Category:Italian borrowed terms: Italian terms that are loanwords, i.e. words that were directly incorporated from another language.
- Category:Italian calques: Italian terms formed by piece-by-piece translations of terms from other languages.
- Category:Italian clippings: Italian words that were formed from another word by removing part of it, but without changing the part of speech.
- Category:Italian compound words: Italian words composed of two or more stems.
- Category:Italian eponyms: Italian terms derived from names of real or fictitious people.
- Category:Italian neologisms: Italian terms that have been only recently acknowledged.
- Category:Italian nonce terms: Italian terms that have been invented for a single occasion.
- Category:Italian onomatopoeias: Italian words that were coined to sound like what they represent.
- Category:Italian words by prefix: Italian words categorized by their prefixes.
- Category:Italian reduplications: Italian terms that underwent reduplication, so their origin involved a repetition of roots or stems.
- Category:Italian words by suffix: Italian words categorized by their suffixes.
- Category:Italian terms with unknown etymologies: Italian terms whose etymologies have not yet been established.
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This category has the following 15 subcategories, out of 15 total.
- ► Italian apocopic forms (0 c, 494 e)
- ► Italian eponyms (0 c, 3 e)
- ► Italian onomatopoeias (0 c, 2 e)
- ► Italian words by prefix (624 c, 0 e)
- ► Italian reduplications (0 c, 26 e)
- ► Italian words by suffix (555 c, 0 e)
- ► Italian terms derived from other languages (25 c, 0 e)
- ► Italian terms with unknown etymologies (0 c, 12 e)