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English Words from Our Greek Word

This month's Greek word
  • anagram  (a word or phrase formed by reordering the letters of another word or phrase, such as satin to stain)

  • diagram  (a plan, sketch, drawing, or outline designed to demonstrate or explain how something works or to clarify the relationship between the parts of a whole)

  • epigram  (a short, witty poem expressing a single thought or observation)

  • grammar  (the study of how words and their component parts combine to form sentences)

  • grammarian  (a specialist in grammar)

  • grammatical  (of or relating to grammar)

  • grammatology  (the study and science of systems of graphic script)

  • monogram  (a design composed of one or more letters, typically the initials of a name, used as an identifying mark)

  • program  (a listing of the order of events and other pertinent information for a public presentation)

  • Tetragrammaton  (the four Hebrew letters usually transliterated as YHWH or JHVH [Yahweh or Jehovah], used as a biblical proper name for God)

Definitions are taken from:

The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, Third Edition copyright Ā© 1992 by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Electronic version licensed from InfoSoft International, Inc. All rights reserved.

Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged. Merriam-Webster, 2002. (30 Sep. 2006).

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