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Etymology - Roots of Words - Etymology - Ancient/Classical History
Etymology is the study of the meanings and roots of words. This etymology page focuses mainly on Latin and Greek origins of words, based on the parts and ...
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Etymology and Word Histories - Ancient/Classical History - About.com
Etymology of words particularly English words with roots in Latin and Greek.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/etymology/
The Etymology of Geometry Terms - Ancient/Classical History
What do those math terms mean? Here you can read about geometry terms. Knowing the etymology of these terms helps in understanding geometry.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/mathematics/a/061210EtymologyGeometryTerms.htm
Definition and Examples of Etymology - Grammar & Composition
Compiled by Douglas Harper, the Online Etymology Dictionary (at etymonline. com) is a free online dictionary that traces the origins of more than 30,000 English ...
http://grammar.about.com/od/e/g/etymologyterm.htm
Etymology Exercise - Exploring Word Origins
Look up each word in a good college dictionary (or an unabridged dictionary, if available), and then provide the following information about its etymology:.
http://grammar.about.com/od/words/a/Etymology-Exercise.htm
Etymology (Origins of a Word) - Definition, Examples
The etymology of a word refers to its origin and historical development: that is, its earliest known use, its transmission from one language to another, and its ...
http://grammar.about.com/od/words/a/Etymologywords.htm
Definition of Etymology - Spanish Language - About.com
Definition of "etymology" in a glossary written primarily for people learning Spanish.
http://spanish.about.com/cs/historyofspanish/g/glosetymology.htm
Etymology - English Words with Latin Prefixes
Etymology - English Word with Latin Prepositions for Prefixes. Formation of English words from Latin prepositions.
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/etymology/a/021810aaetymologyprefixes.htm
Folk Etymology - Definition and Examples - Grammar & Composition
Folk etymology refers to a change in the form or pronunciation of a word resulting from a mistaken assumption about its composition or meaning.
http://grammar.about.com/od/fh/g/folketymterm.htm
What Is the Etymology of Italia (Italy)? - Ancient/Classical History
"Something seldom mentioned when discussing ancient Rome is that Romans never referred to themselves as Italian any more than one mentions the Italian ...
http://ancienthistory.about.com/od/romanempire/f/080910-What-Is-The-Etymology-Of-Italia-Italy.htm
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