cognate word


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Noun1.cognate word - 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"
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A Cognate Word Wall, to which students can add their new cognates, will promote exposure to cognates for all students.
Colman (1988: 122) regards as "outdated" such claims as cited above, for a correlation between natural and grammatical gender in Old English names: "[t]he grammatical gender of the cognate word does not correlate with the natural gender of the referent of a name: e.
But to "book" and "books" and cognate words in prefaces and plays not dealt with, there are over 350 references.