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Etymology of the English word retrieval

the English word retrieval
derived from the English word retrieve
derived from the Old French word retrover
using the Old French prefix re-
derived from the Old French word trouver
derived from the Old French word trover
derived from the Latin root *tropare
derived from the Late Latin word tropus (trope, figure of speech, figurative use of word)
derived from the Greek word tropos, τρόπος (a turn; mode or style (especially with preposition or relative prefix as adverb, like); figuratively, deportment or character)
derived from the Proto-Indo-European root *trep-
using the English suffix -al

Derivations in other languages

French retrouver



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