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William A Hupy
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Postby William A Hupy » Mon Apr 05, 2021 8:23 am

This comes to us, relatively recently from French, as one who undertakes. However, the root, prendre, goes way, way back to PIE, Ghent, to grasp, seize. From that root also we received prehensile.

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Re: entrepreneur

Postby Slava » Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:43 am

I wonder if it's related to Ghent?
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