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Origin of cognate
OTHER WORDS FROM cognatecog·nate·ness, nouncog·nat·ic [kog-nat-ik], /kɒgˈnæt ɪk/, adjectivenon·cog·nate, adjective, noun
Words nearby cognate
Example sentences from the Web for cognate
However, the Old English "hund" later became "hound" but eventually was replaced by "dog," not a cognate.
Cognate with railways is the practical working of the Electric Telegraph, now so necessary to their being.Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign|John Ashton
Eng, waþeman, hunter; cf. the common German surname Weidemann, of cognate origin.The Romance of Names|Ernest Weekley
His own experience in cognate matters enables him in some degree to recognise the nature of those difficulties.Political and Literary essays, 1908-1913|Evelyn Baring
Infixes occur more rarely in Malay than in the cognate tongues.
Another consideration, of cognate character, presents itself.