endonym

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From endo- (inside) +‎ -onym (name).

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endonym (plural endonyms)

  1. A name used by a group or category of people to refer to themselves or their language, as opposed to a name given to them by other groups.
    Synonyms: autonym
    Antonyms: exonym, xenonym

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