Etymological method of analyzing meaning
Etymology is the study of the origins of words we use today. Studying the derivation of a language by looking
up words, especially root words is useful to discover how and to what extent meanings change over time.
The study of the dervivation of words, both
b. change in meaning
or ecological community, a functional unit.
a variant spelling -- group of interacting organisms.
Greek root words.
coined in c. 1883
|having a maturation cycle
any organic and inorganic components that form an ecological
community, or a biological community --particularly when forming a self-regulating
unit over a defined, connected or integrated space.
b. change in
meaning over time.
Which is older -- the words: science or technology?
What does each one mean?
What is culture?
means? | places are? | Antonyms
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Analysis | Population Index | Global
Warming Index | Nature Index
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