holonymy etymology

English word holonymy comes from English -onymy, English holo- (Hologram. Whole.)

Detailed word origin of holonymy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-onymy English (eng) Used to form nouns describing the the study, formation, or use of words or names.
holo- English (eng) Hologram. Whole.
holonymy English (eng) (semantics) A semantic relation that exists between a term denoting a whole (the holonym) and a term denoting a part that pertains to the whole (the meronym). (Can we add an example for this sense?). (semantics) The quality or nature of being the whole in a holonymous relation.

Words with the same origin as holonymy

Descendants of -onymy
antonymy capitonymy chresonymy chrononymy endonymy eponymy ethnonymy euonymy exonymy hydronymy hyponymy metronymy micronymy myonymy netcronym organonymy paleonymy papponymy poecilonymy pseudonymy retronymy tautonymy theonymy xenonymy
Descendants of holo-