etymon

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἔτυμον (etumon, the true sense of a word according to its origin), from ἔτυμος (etumos, true, real, actual).

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Examples

the Latin candidus (white) is the etymon of the English candid.

Noun[edit]

etymon (plural etymons or etyma)

  1. A source word of a given word.

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Noun[edit]

etymon n (genitive etymī); second declension

  1. etymon

Inflection[edit]

Second declension neuter, Greek type.

Number Singular Plural
nominative etymon etyma
genitive etymī etymōrum
dative etymō etymīs
accusative etymon etyma
ablative etymō etymīs
vocative etymon etyma