How to use Derivations in a sentence
Various derivations are given by the ancient grammarians - one from the town of Aegae; another from Aegea, a queen of the Amazons who perished in this sea; and a third from Aegeus, the father of Theseus, who, supposing his son dead, drowned himself in it.
The name Rhine, which is apparently of Celtic origin, is of uncertain etymology, the most favoured derivations being either from der Rinnende (the flowing), or from Rein (the clear), the latter being now the more generally accepted.
The derivations of names may here be grouped into two classes, those having a commercial connexion, and those associated with ancient buildings, particularly the City wall and ecclesiastical foundations.
The etymology of the name (for which several derivations have been proposed) and the origin of the town are equally uncertain, and there is not a single monument of antiquarian interest upon which to found a conjecture.
Hence the first written accounts give Portuguese, Malay and other derivations, some of which have continued to find credence among quite recent writers.Advertisement
Both of these theories therefore are rather working equivalents than original derivations; or at least the interrelation was allowed to become far from exact.
Other proposed derivations from the kat or pek are not satisfactory.
Castrum Cerrucium, Castel-sur-Azine (from the neighbouring stream, Azine) and Castellum Sarracenum are suggested derivations, no one of which can be adopted with certainty.
Two alternative derivations have been given, viz.
No satisfactory etymology of the name has been given, the least improbable perhaps being that which connects it with the Doric a714XXa ("assembly"), 1 so that Apollo would be the god of political life (for other suggested derivations, ancient and modern, see C. Wernicke in Pauly-Wissowa's Realencyclopddie).Advertisement
Once we arrive at the concept of human action, Mises ' deductive logical derivations can come into play.
There's more information about the individual words here, although some of the suggested derivations seem a bit odd to me.
The site also provides alternative spellings and derivations of the surname.