hydronymy etymology

English word hydronymy comes from English -onymy, English hydro-

Detailed word origin of hydronymy

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-onymy English (eng) Used to form nouns describing the the study, formation, or use of words or names.
hydro- English (eng) (chemistry) hydrogen. (mineralogy) a hydrous compound. (zoology) Hydrozoa. Water.
hydronymy English (eng) The naming of bodies of water such as rivers and lakes.

Words with the same origin as hydronymy

Descendants of -onymy
antonymy capitonymy chresonymy chrononymy endonymy eponymy ethnonymy euonymy exonymy holonymy hyponymy metronymy micronymy myonymy netcronym organonymy paleonymy papponymy poecilonymy pseudonymy retronymy tautonymy theonymy xenonymy
Descendants of hydro-
MHD MHDP MHDT autohydrolysis benzohydroquinone cal dehydroamino dendrohydrology dihydrobromide ectohydric electrohydrodynamic hydramide hydrarchy hydrarthrosis hydremia hydrencephalocele hydro hydrostratigraphic hydruret hydruria monohydric nonhydric tetrahydrochloride xylohydroquinone