What is another word for etymology?

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[ ˌɛtɪmˈɒləd͡ʒi], [ ˌɛtɪmˈɒləd‍ʒi], [ ˌɛ_t_ɪ_m_ˈɒ_l_ə_dʒ_i]

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How to use "Etymology" in context?

Etymology is the study of the origins of words. It is the activity of uncovering the history and meaning of words, and the connection between words and their origins. The word "etymology" is derived from the Greek word etiologia, meaning "the study of causes." Etymology is a field of linguistics, which is the study of language. It covers the origins, historical development, changing usage, and meaning of words. Etymologists analyze words to determine their meaning, origins, and changes over time. They also study how words are used in different languages.

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