Since etymology is epicentral to politics, the new titles that the Republican and Democratic parties choose must be right.
The Daily Beast reached out to Eschliman to ask about the definition and etymology of the term "Gaystapo."
Its origins and etymology are veiled in mystery: cha is Chinese for “tea,” but debates rage over those first two syllables.
late 14c., ethimolegia "facts of the origin and development of a word," from Old French et(h)imologie (14c., Modern French étymologie), from Latin etymologia, from Greek etymologia, properly "study of the true sense (of a word)," from etymon "true sense" (neuter of etymos "true, real, actual," related to eteos "true") + -logia "study of, a speaking of" (see -logy).
In classical times, of meanings; later, of histories. Latinized by Cicero as veriloquium. As a branch of linguistic science, from 1640s. Related: Etymological; etymologically.