-gony


a combining form meaning “production,” “genesis,” “origination,” used in the formation of compound words: theogony; cosmogony.

Nearby words

  1. -gnomy,
  2. -gnosis,
  3. -gnostic,
  4. -gon,
  5. -gonium,
  6. -grade,
  7. -gram,
  8. -graph,
  9. -grapher,
  10. -graphic

Origin of -gony

< Latin -gonia < Greek -goneia, equivalent to gón(os) (see gon-) + -eia -y3

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019


British Dictionary definitions for -gony

-gony

n combining form

genesis, origin, or productioncosmogony

Word Origin for -gony

from Latin -gonia, from Greek, -goneia, from gonos seed, procreation

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012