-onym (English, suffix)

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Term or phrase -onym
Language English
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Alternative spelling -onymy
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Sources of information in print Quinion, Michael, Ologies and Isms: A Dictionary of Word Beginnings and Endings (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005), s.v. “-onym"
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Alternative spelling -onymic
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Sources of information in print Quinion, Michael, Ologies and Isms: A Dictionary of Word Beginnings and Endings (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005), s.v. “-onym"
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Alternative spelling -onymous
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Sources of information in print Quinion, Michael, Ologies and Isms: A Dictionary of Word Beginnings and Endings (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005), s.v. “-onym"
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Description of origin, manner, or change of usage The ending principally appears in words that describe kinds of words. ... Abstract nouns for the state or concept are formed in -onymy: homonymy, metonymy, toponymy. Adjectives are formed in -onymic or -onymous, sometimes both, though the former is rather more common (eponymous, metonymic, synonymous, toponymic).
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Antecedent term or phrase onuma
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Sources of information in print Quinion, Michael, Ologies and Isms: A Dictionary of Word Beginnings and Endings (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005), s.v. “-onym"
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Definition A name.
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Source of definition in print Quinion, Michael, Ologies and Isms: A Dictionary of Word Beginnings and Endings (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005), s.v. “-onym"
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Definition A name for a type of word.
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Source of definition in print Quinion, Michael, Ologies and Isms: A Dictionary of Word Beginnings and Endings (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005), 171
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... more about "-onym (English, suffix)"
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ending +, world +, kind +, abstract +, noun +, state +, concept +, form +, homonymy +, metonymy +, toponymy +, adjective +, former +, common +, eponymous +, metonymic +, synonymous +, toponymic +, name +, type +  and word +
A name. +  and A name for a type of word. +
The ending principally appears in words thThe ending principally appears in words that describe kinds of words. ... Abstract nouns for the state or concept are formed in -onymy: homonymy, metonymy, toponymy. Adjectives are formed in -onymic or -onymous, sometimes both, though the former is rather more common (eponymous, metonymic, synonymous, toponymic).'synonymous, toponymic). +
Quinion, Michael, Ologies and Isms: A Dictionary of Word Beginnings and Endings (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005), s.v. “-onym" +  and Quinion, Michael, Ologies and Isms: A Dictionary of Word Beginnings and Endings (New York: Oxford University Press, 2005), 171 +
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