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November 16, 2017

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"The noun form, keur, translates to 'elite' or 'choice.'"

It wasn't until I saw this that a little light bulb went on. It's actually cognate with choice and, by extension, choose (though choice was borrowed from West Germanic into French and then back into English).

Aha. It's the same phonological relationship that "forlorn" has to "lose (lost)."

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