Topic: Wiktionary:Etymology scriptorium

Welcome to the Etymology scriptorium. This is the place to cogitate on etymological aspects of the Wiktionary entries.

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Jew (word) - Wikipedia The English term Jew originates in the Biblical Hebrew word Yehudi, meaning 'from the Kingdom of Judah', or 'Jew'.It passed into Greek as Ioudaios and Latin as Iudaeus, which evolved into the Old French giu after the letter 'd' was dropped. A variety of related forms are found in early English from about the year 1000, including Iudea, Gyu, Giu, Iuu, Iuw, and Iew, which eventually developed.

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Folk etymology - Wikipedia Folk etymology or reanalysis – sometimes called pseudo-etymology, popular etymology, or analogical reformation – is a change in a word or phrase resulting from the replacement of an unfamiliar form by a more familiar one. The form or the meaning of an archaic, foreign, or otherwise unfamiliar word is reanalyzed as resembling more familiar words or morphemes.

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thusly - Wiktionary Answering the call to recycle my time. Usage notes []. Although thusly has diffused into popular usage, it may be regarded as incorrect by some; instead, other equivalent expressions (such as thus or this way) can be used. It originated in the Eastern U.S., and it is still more common in American than British English; it is 'often used for amusement or to make an ironic point.'

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Ho | Define Ho at Dictionary.com Ho Chi Minh in Hanoi was a communist dictator, for sure, but had a genuine following.

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Recreation | Definition of Recreation by Merriam-Webster Recent Examples on the Web. The finale was a recreation of perhaps Knievel's most famous (or infamous?) stunt: jumping the fountains at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. — Jace Evans, USA TODAY, 'Travis Pastrana nails 3 iconic Evel Knievel stunts in tribute show in Las Vegas,' 8 July 2018 The facility also offers video games and pool tables for recreation.

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App | Define App at Dictionary.com Contemporary Examples. of app. In 2011 LGBT media outlet Queerty took the app to task for allegedly deleting accounts that made reference to being trans.