28 Jun

The interlinguistic Transposition

Back in 2002, a Spaniard lands in Germany and walks into a bar…

63 The interlinguistic Transposition Pk
From Latin īnfundō (to pour in, upon or into), an infusion originally referred to the liquid which had had ingredients steeped in it to extract useful qualities, hence nowadays we still use the word infusion for beverages such as tea. Later on the term slid into medicine to refer to the administration of liquid substances directly into a vein, i.e. transfusion. Therefore, maybe false friends are not as distant as they look. One just has to find the etymological link between them.
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