how to pronounce etymology

/ˌɛtəˈmɑːlədʒiː/

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etymology is pronounced in five syllables

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ɛtəmɑːlədʒ

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An example use of etymology in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

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meanings of etymology

noun:

  1. An account of the origin and historical development of a word as presented in a dictionary or the like.
  2. The origin and historical development of a word; the derivation.
  3. The study of the historical development of languages, particularly as manifested in individual words.

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