That branch of philological science which treats of the history of words, tracing out their origin, primitive significance, and changes of form and meaning.
- The origin and historical development of a linguistic form as shown by determining its basic elements, earliest known use, and changes in form and meaning, tracing its transmission from one language to another, identifying its cognates in other languages, and reconstructing its ancestral form where possible.
- The branch of linguistics that deals with etymologies.
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പദവ്യുല്പ്പത്തി - Padhavyulppaththi | Padhavyulppathi ;ശബ്ദോത്പത്തിശാസ്ത്രം - Shabdhothpaththishaasthram | Shabdhothpathishasthram ;നിരുക്തി - Nirukthi ;പദകാണ്ഡപഠനം - Padhakaandapadanam | Padhakandapadanam ;പാപചരിത്രവിവരം - Paapacharithravivaram | Papacharithravivaram ;യോഗാര്ത്ഥം - Yogaarththam | Yogartham ;