etimoloģija

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via some other European language, from Latin etymologia, from Ancient Greek ἐτυμολογία (etumologia), from ἔτυμον (etumon, true sense) and -λογία (-logia, study of) (from λόγος (logos)).

Noun[edit]

etimoloģija f (4th declension)

  1. (linguistics, chiefly singular) etymology (science that studies the origins of words and morphemes).
    speciālists etimoloģijā — a specialist in etymology
    latviešu etimoloģijas vārdnīca — Latvian etymological dictionary
  2. (linguistics) etymology (the origin and historical development of a specific word or morpheme)
    pētīt, izskaidrot vārda etimoloģiju — to investigate, to explain the etymology of a word

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