Where do the roots of the word come from?
Word root (German)
Part of speech: noun, (Female)Hyphenation:
- Word | root, Plural: Word | roots
- IPA: [ˈVɔʁtˌvʊʁʦl̩]
- 1) Historiolinguistics: reconstructed historical basic form of a word
- 2) General Linguistics / Synchronous Linguistics: often synonymous with basic morpheme; Basic form of a word, starting form for inflection and word formation
- 1) Word stem, stem
- 1) Indo-European * kap- "hold, pack" is that Word root, on the i.a. the German words "haben" and "heben" can be traced back.
- 1) “The consonant declination summarizes the inflection of those nouns in which the case ending is either directly attached to the Word root entered (root noun) or at a suffixal extension that ends in a consonant, so that here the inflectional ending always comes directly to a consonant. "
- 1) “The etymological origin of a geographical name can often be found fairly directly from the Word root read, provided you have a small multilingual dictionary to hand. "
- 1) “The Slavic Word root von Kalisz reads swamp and moor, that was also stated in the travel guide, which confirmed that I was on the right track. "
- 1) “I don't know why at that moment I thought that the name of the great river does not go back to the Latin» niger «(black), but to a Sudanese one Word root, which means "water" or "river". "
- 2) "dog" is that Word root for words like "dog", "dog", "doggy".
- 2) Often is between Word root and word stem (stem): a word stem can be created by adding a stem vowel (connecting vowel) to a root and this more complex form represents the basic form for inflection and word formation.
- 2) “He could suffice them because they spoke an agglutinating language; in such languages the roots of the words always remain unchanged; more detailed grammatical definitions appear before or after the Word root.“
- Nominative: singular Word root; Plural Roots of words
- Genitive: singular Word root; Plural Roots of words
- Dative: singular Word root; Plural Roots of words
- Accusative: singular Word root; Plural Roots of words
Practical example sentences
Automatically selected examples in German:
„Origin is the Indo-European Word root 'ongen-'. In Latin, 'unguess' means ointment or fat.“
Blick Online, October 23, 2018
„From a Word root you can easily derive up to 50 meaningful words in Esperanto.“
Tatoeba.org set example 969208
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Thesaurus & Synonyms
- (linguistic) root
- Etymon: Linguistics: any pre-form and previous meaning of a word or morpheme in an earlier language level
Another word (synonym) for word root - Source: OpenThesaurus
Entries from our dictionary containing "word root":
child: Confidential salutation Origin of the term: Middle High German kint, Old High German kind, Germanic * (neuter), originally from the Urindo-European word root * "give life"; since 8
dress: ... klädhe; all with the original meaning cloth; presumably to the Indo-European word root: * glei- = to stick, "be greasy" formed, compare Klei; because after ...
cow: Kuh (German) Part of speech: noun, (feminine) Cases: nominative: singular cow; Plural cows genitive: singular cow; Plural cows dative: singular cow; Plural cows accusative: singular ...
root: ... root knot 6) carrot, carrot, 7) primitive, radix, stem, stem word, root word word root opposite words: 1) rhizome 3) square 7) derivative (um) stem ...
knife: The old Indo-European word root 'cut' is hidden in this West Germanic word; etymologically related to this is the Latin saxum 'stone', a noun to the verb secāre 'cut', which is due to the fact that stones were once used as cutting tools
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