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March 05, 2016

River, rival, and arrive

Do you know that the origins of the words "river", "rival", and "arrive" are common?
Rivals are people who live on each side of a river.
Arrival used to mean arriving at the bank of a river.

岩田一男『英単語記憶術』(ちくま文庫、2014年、初版は1967年の光文社カッパブックス)参照。
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