Etymology is the study of the origin of words.
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Online database version of the Altaic Etymological Dictionary by S. Starostin, A. Dybo and O. Mudrak.
A scholarly association dedicated to the study of the English language in North America.
English language terms and expressions.
Online version of the indexes of R.L. Turner's 1962-1985 dictionary from the Digital Dictionaries of South Asia.
Devoted to etymology of common words and slang phrases.
A list of some curious word origins.
Word origins and links.
Erudite blog on word origins and definitions, with dozens of links to dictionaries, commentaries, linguistic reference sites, and personal favorites of the author.
The game of grammar, semantics, and etymology. Play online the game that investigates the history and meaning of English words.
History and evolution of more than 30,000 words, including slang and technical terms.
The meanings and origins of thousands of English phrases and sayings. Also includes a discussion forum to ask a panel questions on the meaning and origin of phrases.
A reference for Greek, Latin, and other roots of the English language to help you better understand English, improve your vocabulary, score better on tests, and create new words such as for brand names. Also has free online vocabulary games.
Linguistic fun from, Richard Lederer, the best-selling author of The Word Circus and the new Sleeping Dogs Don't Lay, a helpful guide for grappling with vexing grammar questions.
Weekly etymology magazine.
Words and language in a humorous vein. The online version of The Word Detective, a newspaper column answering readers' questions about words and language. Written by Evan Morris.
Searchable dictionary of word origins, organized in cross-referenced thematic lists by Latin and/or Greek roots. English entries are also defined.
Collection of recently coined words, existing words that have enjoyed a recent Renaissance, and older words that are now being used in new ways.
An etymological study of numerous words used in churches and Scriptures that have their origin in pagan religions.
Michael Quinion writes about International English from a British viewpoint. Hundreds of pages on the history, origins, evolution and idiosyncrasies of English, with features on new words and words in the news.
Includes a searchable database of Latin and Greek roots and affixes, a free newsletter, and links to other sites.
Word origins and links.
An etymological study of numerous words used in churches and Scriptures that have their origin in pagan religions.
Includes a searchable database of Latin and Greek roots and affixes, a free newsletter, and links to other sites.
A reference for Greek, Latin, and other roots of the English language to help you better understand English, improve your vocabulary, score better on tests, and create new words such as for brand names. Also has free online vocabulary games.
English language terms and expressions.
Erudite blog on word origins and definitions, with dozens of links to dictionaries, commentaries, linguistic reference sites, and personal favorites of the author.
Collection of recently coined words, existing words that have enjoyed a recent Renaissance, and older words that are now being used in new ways.
The meanings and origins of thousands of English phrases and sayings. Also includes a discussion forum to ask a panel questions on the meaning and origin of phrases.
Words and language in a humorous vein. The online version of The Word Detective, a newspaper column answering readers' questions about words and language. Written by Evan Morris.
Searchable dictionary of word origins, organized in cross-referenced thematic lists by Latin and/or Greek roots. English entries are also defined.
Online version of the indexes of R.L. Turner's 1962-1985 dictionary from the Digital Dictionaries of South Asia.
Devoted to etymology of common words and slang phrases.
History and evolution of more than 30,000 words, including slang and technical terms.
Online database version of the Altaic Etymological Dictionary by S. Starostin, A. Dybo and O. Mudrak.
A list of some curious word origins.
Weekly etymology magazine.
The game of grammar, semantics, and etymology. Play online the game that investigates the history and meaning of English words.
Michael Quinion writes about International English from a British viewpoint. Hundreds of pages on the history, origins, evolution and idiosyncrasies of English, with features on new words and words in the news.
Linguistic fun from, Richard Lederer, the best-selling author of The Word Circus and the new Sleeping Dogs Don't Lay, a helpful guide for grappling with vexing grammar questions.
A scholarly association dedicated to the study of the English language in North America.

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