User:Ungoliant MMDCCLXIV/self examples
Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Words which are examples of themselves (see also autological):
Where the word is autological only in a certain context:
- Most words prefixed with non- describe themselves: for example, nonaerodynamic (the word) is not aerodynamic. See Category:English words prefixed with non-.
- Colour names. For example: green (where displayed in green colour). See Category:en:Colors.
- Onomatopoeia. Words which sound like the sound they describe. See Category:English onomatopoeias.
- Language names in the respective languages, like English or português. See Category:Languages.
Interestingly, the names of many phonetic concepts begin with an example of the concept: