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Given a person who formulates a question, may he or she be called the questioner or enquirer? Likewise, may a person that addresses or responds an answer be called answerer or responder?

Which are the correct words?

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These are fine, though inquirer is probably more usual. You may also use quaerent and respondent, but you have to be careful with respondent which also refers to one who 'responds' to a complaint in a court of law. – StoneyB Feb 15 '14 at 20:09
up vote 2 down vote accepted

Best to keep it all easy:

  • He who asks something is the asker.

  • He who answers something is the answerer.

Neither French nor Latin is needed here.

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