Lies About Etymology and Etymological Lies — SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE


Plato, Cratylus 421b “It seems that the word onoma [name] is made up from a phrase which means that “this is what we happen to be searching for, the word”. You can recognize this very thing better when we say onomaston, for this clearly reflects that it is about “that which is search” [hon hou […]

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