cognation

[ kog-ney-shuh n ]
/ kɒgˈneɪ ʃən /
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noun

cognate relationship.

Nearby words

  1. cogito, ergo sum,
  2. cognac,
  3. cognate,
  4. cognate object,
  5. cognatic,
  6. cognisance,
  7. cognisant,
  8. cognition,
  9. cognitive,
  10. cognitive behavioural therapy

Origin of cognation

1350–1400; Middle English cognacioun (< Anglo-French, Old French) < Latin cognātiōn- (stem of cognātiō) kinship, equivalent to cognāt(us) cognate + -iōn- -ion

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