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Pron­to and Prompt

Pron­to (Span­ish for “soon”) comes from the Latin promp­tus, from “brought forth”. From the same word is the Eng­lish.… prompt.

Thus, we can see the pr-n‑t map­ping to the pr-m‑t, since the n/m are of­ten trans­formed from one to the oth­er, as lan­guages change.


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