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Meanings and phrases
- a history of a word
- the study of the sources and development of words
- a popular but erroneous etymology
- This account is used to explain the name "Seligenstadt" by folk etymology.
- It is plausible that "Fosite" is the older name and "Forseti" a folk etymology.
- Some loanwords have been restructured by folk etymology to resemble native Czech words (e.g.