The study of the meanings and origins of words
Origin is the start, center or beginning of something or the place where a person comes from.
A female given name of American usage since the 1980s.
The compilation of glosses or glossaries.
The terms or system of terms used in a specific science, art, etc.; nomenclature
The sound system of a language:
The study of structural relationships in language or in a language, sometimes including pronunciation, meaning, and linguistic history.
All the vocal sounds, words, and ways of combining them common to a particular nation, tribe, or other speech community
The study of written records, esp. literary texts, in order to determine their authenticity, meaning, etc.
The origin and historical development of a linguistic form as shown by determining its basic elements, earliest known use, and changes in form and meaning, tracing its transmission from one language to another, identifying its cognates in other languages, and reconstructing its ancestral form where possible.
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