Re: Gesserit [was: RE: Dune Conlang]
|From:||Grandsire, C.A. <grandsir@...>|
|Date:||Monday, November 15, 1999, 9:15|
Don Blaheta wrote:
> Quoth Grandsire, C.A.:
> > FFlores wrote:
> > > Lars Henrik Mathiesen <thorinn@...> wrote:
> > > > FFlores wrote:
> > > > gero (1) gerere gessi gestum. Lit. (1) [to carry , bear]; esp. [to
> > > > wear].
> > >
> > > *this* must be the root of Spanish _gerente_ 'manager'
> > > (as in a company's department).
> > In French, we have "ge'rant" (cognate with Spanish _gerente_), the name
> > of the activity is "ge'rance" and the verb is "ge'rer".
> ...which Larousse says does indeed come from Latin gerere (odd, I
> thought most of the -er verbs came from -are verbs...).
Most of them do, but there seem to be some exceptions (maybe analogy in
French or in Vulgar Latin -like *gerare instead of gerere-).
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