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cognate in Linguistics topic

cognatecognate2 noun [countable] technical πŸ”Š πŸ”Š SLa word in one language that has the same origin as a word in another language πŸ”Š The German β€˜Hund’ is a cognate of the English β€˜hound’.
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cognateβ€’ Classic, classical, and class are cognates.β€’ Humanists, deceived by cognates, can flatter humanism in disastrous ways.β€’ I felt confident reviewing a language with recognizable cognates, familiar rules of grammar, even an alphabet.