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glottogony

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

from Greek γλωσσα "tongue, language" and γονη "generation"

NounEdit

glottogony

  1. The genesis of language, i. e. the emergence of a system of verbal communication from proto-linguistic or non-linguistic means of communication.
  2. The study of language origins.