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"Die Richtung"

Translation:The direction

August 7, 2015

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/bear123silly

Did the English word "direction" evolve as a portmanteau of "Die" and "Richtung"?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Melina.Arins

Nice theory. Nevertheless, words with the ending -(c)tion usually come from Latin. In this case, from Latin dīrēctiō through Old French.

See https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/direction#Etymology


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/vippopper

Rubber duckies


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kmr0937

Wjy does zhe discription for Die Richtung say the direction yet it say wrong answer and say I should type the orientation?

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