Entries linking to autolatry
word-forming element meaning "self, one's own, by oneself, of oneself" (and especially, from 1895, "automobile"), from Greek autos, reflexive pronoun, "self, same," which is of unknown origin. It also was a common word-forming element in ancient Greek, as in modern English, but very few of the old words have survived the interval. In Greek, as a word-forming element, auto- had the sense of "self, one's own, of oneself ('independently'); of itself ('natural, native, not made'); just exactly; together with." Before a vowel, it became aut-; before an aspirate, auth-. In Greek it also was used as a prefix to proper names, as in automelinna "Melinna herself." The opposite prefix would be allo-.
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Harper, D. (n.d.). Etymology of autolatry. Online Etymology Dictionary. Retrieved $(datetime), from https://www.etymonline.com/word/autolatry
Harper Douglas, “Etymology of autolatry,” Online Etymology Dictionary, accessed $(datetime), https://www.etymonline.com/word/autolatry.
Harper, Douglas. “Etymology of autolatry.” Online Etymology Dictionary, https://www.etymonline.com/word/autolatry. Accessed $(datetimeMla).
D. Harper. “Etymology of autolatry.” Online Etymology Dictionary. https://www.etymonline.com/word/autolatry (accessed $(datetime)).