Definition of etymologically in English:

etymologically

adverb

  • See etymological

    • ‘'Prole' is etymologically derived from 'proletariat'.’
    • ‘The author declares with aplomb that etymologically speaking the word is entirely incorrect.’
    • ‘In this use, they have retained an original and etymologically correct meaning.’
    • ‘All Sign Languages are different, but such are the natural roots of many signs, in mime, or representation, that languages that are geographically and etymologically unrelated often have vocabularies which overlap.’
    • ‘There is sometimes an alternation between f and v in grammatically or etymologically related words.’

Pronunciation

etymologically

/ˌɛtɪməˈlɒdʒɪk(ə)li/