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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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In the manner of the study of sources and developments of words.

Usage examples (30)
  • This may be etymologically equivalent to the English word funny, a kind of small boat.
  • Both words derive etymologically from the Latin verb uti, to use or to receive benefit from.
  • Savagery, etymologically derived from the Latin word for "forest", was associated with wildness and stood in opposition to civilization.
  • Al-Battál ": the word etymologically means The Bad; but see infra. for more
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