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Forum: Social Studies 09 September 2014, 03:42 PM
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As noted above, Greek is another, although they...

As noted above, Greek is another, although they come from the same root.

In many languages 'ruler of a principality' and 'child of a king' use the same word. Spanish is an exception; 'principe'...
Forum: Social Studies 09 September 2014, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Elkhound
The English word "queen" is derived from an old...

The English word "queen" is derived from an old Germanic word meaning "wife" or "woman." The Swedish word for wife is 'kvinna,' from the same root--I may not have the spelling quite right--and there...
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