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Accordingly, if etymologies were like throws of the dice and one etymology is 0.
Jamieson's etymology of the second element is slightly problematic, and the OED (s.
Whereas the etymology of suomi as a Baltic loanword she criticizes is, indeed, of enormous complexity, the alternative she posits, the toponym sumi in the region of the Sayan mountains, first proposed by M.
The title, Reportorio de los tiempos, strictly applies only to Andres de Li's discussion of etymology, since, after his discussion of the signs of the Zodiac, the text bears the rubric, 'Fenese el reportorio delos tiempos' (p.
Polka may sound Polish, yet it remains a Bohemian dance, with a dubious etymology.
A dictionary is a reference book containing an alphabetical list of words, with information about each word; it usually includes meaning, pronunciation, and etymology.
It is a long leap from the "real" war's killing fields and carnage (a word whose joint etymology with carnivalesque might have been noted) to (white) "female pleasure," but this is the jump on which Disarming the Nation depends.
I'VE received numerous letters about the etymology of the word "wankfest", which, as I pointed out last week, is derived from the Old German words, Wan and Kfest.
Johnson's' comments on the word's etymology and then offers evidence differing from Johnson's surmise and none supporting it.
implies an etymology that derives Aurora's name as well from the same noun ros.
By a circuitous etymology, you probably know our eastern species (Platanus occidentalis) better by the name of sycamore.
As its etymology suggests, it probably originally indicated a portion of a poem that could be sung or chanted by a minstrel at one sitting.