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  1. Etymology - Wikipedia

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    Etymology is the study of the history of words. By extension, the etymology of a word means its origin and development throughout history. For languages with a long written history, etymologists make use of texts, and texts about the language, to gather knowledge about how words were used during earlier periods, how they developed in meaning and form, or when and how they entered the language. Etymologists also apply the methods of comparative linguistics to reconstruct information about forms t

  2. luku - Wiktionary

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    Pronunciation

    1. IPA(key): [ˈluku]

    Noun

    luku 1. genitive/dative/vocative/locative singular of luk

    Etymology

    From Proto-Finnic *luku. Equivalent to lukea (“to read, count”) +‎ -u.

    Pronunciation

    1. IPA(key): /ˈluku/, [ˈluku] 2. Rhymes: -uku 3. Syllabification: lu‧ku

    Noun

    luku 1. number, count, quantity 2. chapter (one of the main section into which the text of a book is divided; one of the main part in a legal statute) 2.1. Se on ihan oma lukunsa. 2.1.1. It's another (chapter of a) storyof its own. 3. (law) chapter (division in a legal statute) 4. (in compounds) reading 4.1. lukutaito ― ability to read (literacy) 5. (grammar) number 6. together with a year, used to indicate decade, century or sometimes even millennium 6.1. 1920-luvulla- in the 20s, in the 192...

    Noun

    luku (using Raguileo Alphabet) 1. (anatomy) knee

    References

    1. Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.

    Pronunciation

    1. IPA(key): /ˈlu.ku/

    Noun

    luku m inan 1. genitive/locative/vocative singular of luk

    Noun

    luku (Cyrillic spelling луку) 1. dative/locative singular of luk

    Etymology

    From English look.

    Pronunciation

    1. IPA(key): /ˈlu.ku/

    Verb

    luku 1. To look (at).

  3. Etymological dictionary - Wikipedia

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    An etymological dictionary discusses the etymology of the words listed. Often, large dictionaries, such as the Oxford English Dictionary and Webster's, will contain some etymological information, without aspiring to focus on etymology.

  4. Wikipedia - Wiktionary

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    Alternative forms

    1. wikipedia(when used as a common noun)

    Etymology

    Blend of wiki +‎ encyclopedia, coined by Larry Sanger.

    Pronunciation

    1. (UK) IPA(key): /ˌwɪkɪˈpiːdɪə/ 2. (US) enPR: wĭ'kēpēʹdēə, wĭ'kəpēʹdēə, IPA(key): /ˌwɪkiˈpiːdi.ə/, /ˌwɪkəˈpiːdi.ə/ 3. Rhymes: -iːdiə

    Etymology

    Borrowed from English Wikipedia.

    Proper noun

    Wikipedia (genitive Wikipedias) 1. Wikipedia

    Noun

    Wikipedia c (singular definite Wikipediaen, plural indefinite Wikipediaer) 1. Wikipedia(a version of the encyclopedia project)

    Etymology

    Borrowed from English Wikipedia, blend of Hawaiian wiki + English encyclopedia. Surface analysis: Hawaiian wiki (“speedy”) + Italian -pedia (“-pedia”).

    Pronunciation

    1. (standard) IPA(key): /wi.kiˈpe.dia/ 2. (alternative pronunciations) IPA(key): /vi.kiˈpe.dia/, /wi.kiˈpi.dia/, /vi.kiˈpi.dia/ 3. Hyphenation: wi‧ki‧pé‧dia

    Proper noun

    Wikipedia f 1. Wikipedia 1.1. la Wikipedia in lingua italiana/inglese/spagnola ― the Wikipediain Italian/English/Spanish language

    Romanization

    Wikipedia 1. Rōmaji transcription of ウィキペディア

    Etymology

    From English Wikipedia.

    Pronunciation

    1. IPA(key): /vʲi.kʲiˈpɛd.ja/

    Proper noun

    Wikipedia f 1. (Internet) Wikipedia

  5. Nigger - Wikipedia

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    The variants neger and negar derive from various European languages' words for 'black', including the Spanish and Portuguese word negro (black) and the now-pejorative French nègre, the 'i' entering the spelling "nigger" from those familiar with Latin.

  6. wiki - Wiktionary

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    Mar 14, 2021 · "wiki" in the Webster's New Millennium Dictionary of English, Preview Edition (v 0.9.6), Lexico Publishing Group, 2003-2005. Notes: ^ Cunningham, Ward, “Correspondence on the Etymology of Wiki”, in Cunningham & Cunningham, Inc. ‎ [1] , 2005, retrieved 28 February 2010

  7. The online etymology dictionary is the internet's go-to source for quick and reliable accounts of the origin and history of English words, phrases, and idioms. It is professional enough to satisfy academic standards, but accessible enough to be used by anyone. The site has become a favorite resource of teachers of reading, spelling, and English as a second language.

  8. Tchotchke - Wikipedia

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    A tchotchke (/ ˈ tʃ ɒ tʃ k ə / CHOTCH-kə) is a small bric-à-brac or miscellaneous item. The word has long been used by Jewish-Americans and in the regional speech of New York City and elsewhere.

  9. wiki (n.) web page that can be edited by browsers, by 2002, abstracted from names of such sites (such as Wikipedia, launched January 2001), the original being WikiWikiWeb, introduced and named by Ward Cunningham in 1995, from Hawaiian wikiwiki "fast, swift."

  10. Jineology - Wikipedia

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    Etymology and definition. In Kurdish, the word jin both means "woman" and comes from the root jiyan , meaning "life." In Liberating life: Women's Revolution (2013), Abdullah Öcalan writes: The extent to which society can be thoroughly transformed is determined by the extent of the transformation attained by women.

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