glottogony

[ glo-tog-uh-nee ]
/ glɒˈtɒg ə ni /

noun Linguistics.

the study of the putative origin of language.

Nearby words

  1. glottides,
  2. glottis,
  3. glottitis,
  4. glotto-,
  5. glottochronology,
  6. glottology,
  7. gloucester,
  8. gloucester city,
  9. gloucester old spot,
  10. gloucestershire

Origin of glottogony


Related formsglot·to·gon·ic [glot-oh-gon-ik] /ˌglɒt oʊˈgɒn ɪk/, adjective

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