based on or belonging to etymology
"I merely drew an etymological distinction"
Of or relating to etymology.
Consistent with its etymological characteristics (in historical usage and/or the source language).
pertaining to etymology, or the derivation of words
Origin: [L. etymologicus, Gr. 'etymologiko`s: cf. F. tymologique. See Etymology.]
The numerical value of etymological in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of etymological in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Examples of etymological in a Sentence
Etymology, n.: Some early etymological scholars come up with derivations that were hard for the public to believe. The term "etymology" was formed from the Latin "etus" ("eaten"), the root "mal" ("bad"), and "logy" ("study of"). It meant "the study of things that are hard to swallow."
Images & Illustrations of etymological
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for etymological
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for etymological »
Find a translation for the etymological definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these etymological definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"etymological." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 20 Jan. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/etymological>.