etymology

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English lexicographer who was the first to treat etymology consistently; his work was used as a reference by Samuel Johnson (died in 1742) Bailey , Nathan Bailey , Nathaniel Bailey
lexicographer who specializes in etymology etymologist
popular but erroneous etymology folk etymology
Vedic texts from the fifth and fourth centuries BC dealing with phonetics and ritual injunctions and linguistics and grammar and etymology and lexicography and prosody and astronomy and astrology Vedanga
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