Meanings

1.
to get into one's possession
(for things it sounds a bit like stealing)
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2.
to learn
(for skills, usually for self study, both meanings are ALWAYS reflexive)
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Word Family

Root: *aik-

The core idea of this root was:

owning, possessing

It’s the origin of (to) own, to owe, ought and the words freight and fraught, which are probably based on a notion of carrying,bringing your belongings somewhere.

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