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Etymology of "queue" from "cue"
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Edit: I corrected some mistakes as kindly pointed out by @Eauquidort. Disclaimer: I'm not an expert on the subject, and the following is just my guess. I would like to offer a phonological prospective ...

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Pourquoi le prénom `Wilhelm' se dit-il `Guillaume' en Français?
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This is an example of consonant strengthening or fortition. As a general rule, a word-initial /w/ of a Germanic word strengthens to /gw/ in Romance languages. Subsequently, it simplifies to /g/ in ...

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