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English

From Middle English question, questioun, questiun, from Anglo-Norman questiun, from Old French question, from Latin quaestiōnem, accusative of quaestiō (a seeking, investigation, inquiry, question), from quaerere (to seek, ask, inquire). Displaced native Middle English frain, fraign (question) (from Old English fræġn); compare Middle English frainen, freinen ("to inquire, question"; > Modern English frain), Middle English afrainen, affrainen (to question), German fragen (to ask)/ German Frage (question). Compare also Middle Low German quēstie (questioning; inquiry), Middle High German questje (question).

French

From Old French question, borrowed from Latin quaestiō, quaestiōnem.

Old French

Borrowed from Latin quaestiō, quaestiōnem.