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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.
Due to his knowledge of Arabic, he found many cognate words.
The directory of 1780 gave the names of twenty-six jewellers; that of 1880 gives nearly 700, including cognate trades.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
Hell Jacob Grimm derives from hilan, to conceal in the earth, and it is cognate with hole and hollow.The Myths of the New World|Daniel G. Brinton
The words genius and genie are evidently cognate with the Arabian jinn, meaning a spirit.Archaic England|Harold Bayley
Hear how many cognate ideas present themselves to Shakspeare's mind in expressing the thought.A Letter on Shakspere's Authorship of The Two Noble Kinsmen|William Spalding
The intransitive form derives from the transitive by dropping a generalized, customary, reflexive or cognate object.Instigations|Ezra Pound