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Meanings

1.
layering, covering
(Notable English members of this family are (according to German sources) the words crypt, cryptic and crypto. The idea of the German branch comes from putting plates on a knight.)
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Word of the Day - "rüsten"

Vocab:

die Rüstung, rüsten, ausrüsten, aufrüsten, umrüsten, abrüsten, entrüstet, das Gerüst


Word Family

Root: *krā(u)-

The core idea of this root was:

layering, covering

The German source that I am using (DWDS.de) suggests, that this root is the origin of words like crypt, encrypt and crypto, but the English etymological dictionary doesn’t mention this connection.

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