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OMG mind blown: 11/5/2017 21:35:18


Japanball
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Forgive
French for for: pour
French for to give: donner
Mangled French thing made from weird English for forgive: pourdonner
Pourdonner sounds liek it could mean to pardon
Pardon is another word for forgive
OMG mind blown: 11/5/2017 22:02:28


knyte 
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That's actually similar to the real etymology of "pardon"- "per-" (Latin, "completely") + "donare" (Latin for "give," obviously related to French "donner"). It initially had a slightly different meaning than it does today (more of a synonym to "remit" than "forgive").

Interesting find!
OMG mind blown: 11/6/2017 00:57:59


Жұқтыру
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"pourdonner" doesn't mean anything in French though btw.
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