etimoloģija

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via some other European language, from Latin etymologia, from Ancient Greek ἐτυμολογία (etumología), from ἔτυμον (étumon, true sense) and -λογία (-logía, study of) (from λόγος (lógos)).

Noun[edit]

etimoloģija f (4th declension)

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

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