[NTG-context] Grammar

Arthur Reutenauer arthur.reutenauer at normalesup.org
Tue Jul 27 17:28:51 CEST 2010


> P.S. Both "homme" and "on" in French comes from the Latin "homo".

  Yes, and the derivation of “on” from “homme” was apparently inspired
by the Early German construct Mann -> man (that was maybe not spelt that
way at the time).  Ironic, that now some advocate the use of “mensch” in
German to replace “man”...

	Arthur


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