Origin of Relinquish
Middle English relinquisshen from Old French relinquir relinquiss- from Latin relinquere re- re- linquere to leave leikw- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Middle English relinquisshen, from the inflected stem of Middle French relinquir, from Latin relinquere, itself from re- + linquere (“to leave").
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