em- / Indo-European roots

em-

To take, distribute.

1. ademption, example, exemplary, exemplify, exemplum, exempt, impromptu, peremptory, preemption, premium, prompt, pronto, ransom, redeem, redemption, sample, vintage from Latin emere, to obtain, buy.
2. sumptuary, sumptuous; assume, consume, presume, resume, subsume from Latin sūmere (< *sus(e)m-), to take, obtain, buy (sus-, variant of sub-, up from under; see upo)

[Pokorny em- 310.]



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