- cognate relationship.
Origin of cognation
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The evidence of cognation is derived exclusively from the vocabulary.
Sir H. Maine says that the prtors early laid hold on cognation as the natural form of kinship.Tradition
John Francis Arundell
Perhaps the latter infers how close the cognation of the creative and the critical faculty.
Again, deportation to an island, which entails minor or intermediate loss of status, destroys rights by cognation.The Institutes of Justinian
Caesar Flavius Justinian
Neither coincidences nor borrowed material, however, can be properly regarded as evidence of cognation.