Significado de “etymology” - Diccionario inglés

etymology en inglés británico

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etymologynoun [ C or U ]

uk /ˌet.ɪˈmɒl.ə.dʒi/ us /ˌet̬.ɪˈmɑː.lə.dʒi/

the study of the origin and history of words, or a study of this type relating to one particular word:

At university she developed an interest in etymology.
A list of selected words and their etymologies is printed at the back of the book.
etymological
adjective uk /ˌet.ɪ.məˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl/ us /ˌet̬.ɪ.məˈlɑː.dʒɪ.kəl/
etymologically
adverb uk /ˌet.ɪ.məˈlɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl.i/ us /ˌet̬.ɪ.məˈlɑː.dʒɪ.kəl.i/
etymologist
noun [ C ] uk /ˌet.ɪˈmɒl.ə.dʒɪst/ us /ˌet̬.ɪˈmɑː.lə.dʒɪst/

(Definición de etymology de Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

etymology en inglés americano

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etymologynoun [ C/U ]

us /ˌet̬·əˈmɑl·ə·dʒi/

English the origin and history of a word or words, or the study of word origins

(Definición de etymology de Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)