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cog·nate

 (kŏg′nāt′)
adj.
1. Related by blood; having a common ancestor.
2. Related in origin, as certain words in genetically related languages descended from the same ancestral root; for example, English name and Latin nōmen from Indo-European *nō̆-men-.
3. Related or analogous in nature, character, or function.
n.
1. One related by blood or origin with another, especially a person sharing an ancestor with another.
2. A word related to one in another language.
3. A sequence of university courses taken as an adjunct to a graduate degree program: earned an MA in linguistics with a cognate in computer science.

[Latin cognātus : co-, co- + gnātus, born, past participle of nāscī, to be born; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]

cog·na′tion n.

cognate

(ˈkɒɡneɪt)
adj
1. akin; related: cognate languages.
2. (Law) related by blood or descended from a common maternal ancestor. Compare agnate
3. (Grammar) cognate object grammar a noun functioning as the object of a verb to which it is etymologically related, as in think a thought or sing a song
n
something that is cognate with something else
[C17: from Latin cognātus, from co- same + gnātus born, variant of nātus, past participle of nāscī to be born]
ˈcognately adv
ˈcognateness n
cogˈnation n

cog•nate

(ˈkɒg neɪt)

adj.
1. related by birth; of the same parentage or descent.
2. descended from the same language or form: such cognate languages as French and Spanish.
3. allied or similar in nature or quality.
n.
4. a person or thing cognate with another.
5. a cognate word: The English word cold is a cognate of German kalt.
[1635–45; < Latin cognātus=co- co- + -gnātus, past participle of (g)nāscī to be born]
cog′nate•ly, adv.
cog′nate•ness, n.

cognate

a relation through descent on the female side. Cf. agnate. — cognate, — cognatic, adj.
See also: Relationship
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cognate - one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another
relative, relation - a person related by blood or marriage; "police are searching for relatives of the deceased"; "he has distant relations back in New Jersey"
2.cognate - a word is cognate with another if both derive from the same word in an ancestral language
word - a unit of language that native speakers can identify; "words are the blocks from which sentences are made"; "he hardly said ten words all morning"
Adj.1.cognate - related in nature; "connate qualities"
related, related to - being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics ; "painting and the related arts"; "school-related activities"; "related to micelle formation is the...ability of detergent actives to congregate at oil-water interfaces"
2.cognate - having the same ancestral language; "cognate languages"
linguistics - the scientific study of language
related, related to - being connected either logically or causally or by shared characteristics ; "painting and the related arts"; "school-related activities"; "related to micelle formation is the...ability of detergent actives to congregate at oil-water interfaces"
3.cognate - related by bloodcognate - related by blood      
related - connected by kinship, common origin, or marriage

cognate

adjective related, similar, allied, associated, connected, alike, affiliated, akin, analogous, kindred Apocalypticism and millennialism are cognate theological terms.

cognate

adjective
Connected by or as if by kinship or common origin:
Translations

cognate

[ˈkɒgneɪt]
A. ADJcognado (with con) → afín
B. Ncognado m

cognate

adjverwandt; (Ling) → urverwandt
n (Ling) → urverwandtes Wort, urverwandte Sprache; “night” is a cognate of “Nacht”night“ ist mit „Nachtverwandt

cognate

n. cognado, palabra que proviene del mismo tronco o raíz;
a. cognado-a, de la misma naturaleza o calidad.
References in classic literature ?
And the habit which is concerned with geometry and the cognate sciences I suppose that you would term understanding and not reason, as being intermediate between opinion and reason.
Whether that Artificer of things, The origin of a better world, made him from the divine seed; Or the earth, being recent and lately sundered from the high Ether, retained some seeds of cognate heaven.
In Bulgaria the day is also the name day of persons bearing the widespread name Maria, and cognates like Mario, Mariana.
He occasionally modifies the rigid alphabetization of entries, and when descriptive complexities dictate, puts obvious cognates in separate entries, but pools them under generic headings when descriptive simplicities allow.
All Cognates are not Created Equal: Variation in Cognate Recognition and Applications for Second Language Acquisition
During peak enrollment and expense periods in both the Companys Phase III clinical trial of DCVax-L for GBM brain cancer and the Companys Phase I/II clinical trial of DCVax-Direct for all types of inoperable solid tumors, the Company paid substantial portions of Cognates invoices in restricted stock rather than cash, in order to conserve Company resources, pursuant to agreements entered into in July, 2013 (the 2013 Agreement), and January, 2014 (the 2014 Agreements).
KERKE[pounds sterling]K (CyHAN)- A group of Turkmen militias, gathered in Kirkuk of Iraq, celebrated regaining of some hills' controls by Azerbaijani cognates on Saturday.
According to this definition, a painful death in (6) and an enigmatic smile in (7) are representative of the first class of cognates, generally referred to as "morphological cognates", due to the morphological relationship they have with the verbs die and smile, respectively; the polka in (8) and her Cheshire cat grin in (9) are, in turn, two clear examples of the so-called "semantic cognates" since the only relationship they have with the verbs dance and smile is semantic in nature, but not morphological:
The first 15 pages yielded many cognates, strong to weak, but most share a common prefix, either ab- (from) or ad- (to).
Several researchers have commented on the effective use of cognates (Garcia & Nagy, 1993; Nagy, Garcia, Durgunolgu, & Hancin-Bhatt, 1993).
One hundred and fifty apparent cognates in Turkish and Urdu languages will be analyzed in order to confirm their origin as well as lexical similarity through their distance.
mean'die', whereas the Finnic cognates are derived adjectives such as Fi jamea and jamakka with meanings such as 'stiff' and 'sturdy'.