ananym etymology

English word ananym comes from English -nym (Used to form nouns describing types of word or name.), English ana-

Detailed word origin of ananym

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-nym English (eng) Used to form nouns describing types of word or name.
ana- English (eng) Again. Apiece (Can we add an example for this sense?). Backward. Excessive. On. Up.
ananym English (eng) A pseudonym derived by spelling one's name backwards.

Words with the same origin as ananym

Descendants of -nym
contranym hypernymic hypernymous hypernymy internym pertainym polynym uninym uninymic
Descendants of ana-
anabiosis anabranch anacampylotropous anacolpate anadrome anafront anafunctor anagen anagenesis analept analeptic anamorphism anaplasic anaporate anaprotaspis anaseismic anastatic anastatically anataxis anatocism anatoxin anatreme anatropy