The etymon is the literal
meaning of a word at its origin. Etymon is from the Greek word eteos
When etymons are used
in this site, they are presented like this (using the word etymon as an
eteos = true
As language springs
from the effort to communicate concepts, looking at the earliest roots of
language helps reveal the concepts which inform the word.
(whether they are verbose or brief, whether their purport is subtle or
transcendental) are all limited by logic, by duality and division.