zygon etymology

English word zygon comes from Proto-Indo-European *yung-, and later Proto-Indo-European *yunégti (To be joining.)

Detailed word origin of zygon

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*yung- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*yunégti Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) To be joining.
*jungō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) To join. To yoke.
iungere Latin (lat)
*yugóm Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Yoke.
*dzugón Proto-Hellenic (grk-pro)
*dzugós Proto-Hellenic (grk-pro)
ζυγός Ancient Greek (grc)
zygon English (eng) (anatomy, plural "zyga") In the cerebrum, a short crossbar fissure that connects the two pairs of branches of a larger zygal (H-shaped) fissure.. (music, plural "zygons") An affinity or connection in a piece of music between tones, chords, or phrases, such that one part appears to repeat, to imitate, or to derive from the other, especially when perceived as an organising principle in the [...]