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Etymology Dictionaries

  • Clich├ęs and Expression Origins

    Comprehensive presentation on the history of English language's words, expressions, and truisms.

  • Etymologically Speaking

    List of information on word origins encompassing the English, French, and German languages.

  • Masculine & Feminine Names

    Features a dictionary of names with meanings, origins, usages, variant forms, famous bearers, and more.

  • Mootgame

    Board game presents questions on etymology, semantics, and grammar.

  • MyEtymology.com

    Etymology dictionary covering multiple languages, mostly European. Presents the relationship of certain words to other words in the same or in another language.

  • Names

    Provides the meanings and origins of names.

  • Online Etymology Dictionary

    Searchable resource for information on what and how today's words meant and sounded in the past.

  • PrefixSuffix

    Lays out a chart of Latin, Greek, and root words that make up most of the words in the English vocabulary.

  • Verbivore

    Richard Lederer, a linguistic author, presents his various works that explore etymology and terminology usage this website.

  • Word Focus

    Library of information on words derived from the Latin and Greek languages. With a directory of word resources.

  • Word Origins

    Explore the history and emergence of several words in today's language. Learn about the proper usage as well.

  • Word Quests for Word Seekers

    Web-based resource for information on English words derived from Latin and Greek.

  • Word Sources

    Peruse through this dictionary of English words listed in thematic units.

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