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French word reprendre comes from Latin prehendere, Latin re-.

Reprendre etymology ?

Reprendre detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
prehendere Latin (lat)
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
reprehendo Latin (lat) (legal) I convict, pass judgment on, prosecute, reprimand. (rhetoric) I refute. I blame, find fault with, censure, reprove, rebuke, reprehend, scold. I hold back, hold fast, take hold of, seize, catch. I hold fast, check, restrain; retrieve, recover, restore.
reprendre Old French (fro) To retake (to take back; to take again).
reprendre French (fra) (intransitive) to start again. (intransitive, of business) to pick up, to show new sign of life. (reflexive) to correct oneself. (reflexive) to pull oneself together. (transitive) to criticize, correct, rebuke, reprimand. (transitive) to resume (work), get back to, carry on with. (transitive) to retake, recapture. (transitive) to take again, take more of, have another helping. (transitive) [...]

Words with the same origin as reprendre

Descendants of prehendere
compréhension dépendamment dépendant dépendre pren- prenable prendre preneur pris prise surprise
Descendants of re-
arrêt arrêter fiston raconter rappeler recevoir regard regarder reine relation remettre rentrer rentré reposer respect responsable rester retourner revenir revoir réfléchir réparer répondre réponse