Archive for February, 2011

words….

02/21/2011

unordered facts.

Etymology of etymology: Greek ἐτυμολογία (etumologíā); from ἔτυμον (étumon), meaning “true sense”, and -λογία (-logía), meaning “study”; from λόγος (lógos), meaning “speech, account, reason.” (wikipedia)

Pronunciation of pronunciation is IPA: /pɹəˌnʌnsiˈeɪʃən/, SAMPA: /pr@%nVnsi”eIS@n/ (wiktionary)

Doublet for doublet is twin.

The term antonym is synonymous with opposite.

Antonym to antonym is synonym.

There is no synonym to synonym, AFAIK.

TLA is TLA. (Three-letter acronym)

FLAB is FLAB (Four-letter abbreviation)

Onomatopoeic is not onomatopeic.

Awkward is an awkward word.

RAS syndrome is an example of RAS syndrome.

Portmanteau is Portmanteau.

hm.

heterological is not heterological nor autological.