Cognate

In linguistics, cognates are words that have a common etymological origin. This learned term derives from the Latin cognatus (blood relative). For example, the English words shirt and skirt are doublets; the former derives from the Old English sċyrte, while the latter is borrowed from Old Norse skyrta, both of which derive from the Proto-Germanic...
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Cognate

• (a.) Allied by blood; kindred by birth; specifically (Law), related on the mother`s side. • (a.) Of the same or a similar nature; of the same family; proceeding from the same stock or root; allied; kindred; as, a cognate language. • (n.) One of a number of things allied in origin or nature; as, certain letters are cognates. • ...
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cognate

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cognate

(from the article `Uralic languages`) Several kinds of indirect evidence support the above supposition. One approach attempts to reconstruct the natural environment of these groups on the ... ...to illustrate what is meant by a sound law and to indicate the kind of considerations that are taken into account in the application of the ......
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cognate

cognate word noun a word is cognate with another if both derive from the same word in an ancestral language
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Cognate

Cog'nate adjective [ Latin cognatus ; co- + gnatus , natus , past participle of nasci , anciently gnasci , to be born. See Nation , and confer Connate .] 1. Allied by blood; kindred by birth; specifically (Law) , related on the...
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Cognate

Cog'nate noun 1. (Law) One who is related to another on the female side. Wharton. 2. One of a number of things allied in origin or nature; as, certain letters are cognates .
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Cognate

Cognates are words that (1) match each other to some degree in sound and meaning, (2) come from a co
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cognate

having the same ancestral language
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cognate

having the same ancestral language
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Cognate

In Roman law, a cognate was a person related through male or female antecedents. In English and Scottish law, persons related on the mother's side only.
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cognate

[adj] - (linguistics) having the same ancestral language 2. [n] - a word is cognate with another if both derive from the same word in an ancestral language
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