autodidactic

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek αὐτοδίδακτος (autodídaktos), from αὐτός (autós, self) + διδάσκω (didáskō, I teach).

auto- +‎ didact +‎ -ic

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  • IPA(key): /ˌɔːtoʊdaɪˈdæktɪk/
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Adjective[edit]

autodidactic

  1. Of, relating to, or being an autodidact; self-taught.
    Albert Einstein was autodidactic.

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