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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Etymology

Etymology is the study of the history of words, their origins, and how their form and meaning ... Etymological theory recognizes that words originate through a limited number of basic mechanisms, the most important of which are language ...

www.alphadictionary.com/articles/ling008.html

Ordinarily we pay little attention to the words we speak. We concentrate instead on the meaning we intend to express and are seldom conscious of how we ...

www.theguardian.com/education/2014/feb/07/quiz-etymology-word-origins-answers

Feb 7, 2014 ... From which language did English borrow the word poltergeist? ... cargo and aficionado both come from Spanish (in the 1600s and 1800s).

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While most studies focus on words in order to trace the birth of modern language, Atkinson zeroed in on phonemes (the basic distinctive units of sound by which ...

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Sep 7, 2017 ... ... View full lesson: https://ed.ted.com/lessons/where-do-new-words-come... ... Where did THICC come from?. Read more. Show less. Reply

www.dictionary.com/e/semiology

But before all that begins, before a word leaves our lips or a pen hits the page, we use ... Saussure does not call this fusion of concept and sound-image a word,  ...

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Aug 29, 2017 ... Yet every year, about a thousand new words are added to the Oxford English Dictionary. Where do they come from, and how do they make it ...

www.merriam-webster.com/help/faq-etymology

Over time, names of people, places, or things may become generalized vocabulary words. Thus did forsythia develop from the name of botanist William Forsyth, ...

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Sep 28, 2006 ... I did not know, for instance, that in 2005 somebody in Britain ... Primitive words might have come from imitating animal noises or natural sonic ...