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n.1.The state of being cognate.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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The morphological connection that seems to be crucial for cognateness to be possible, however, is not devoid of problems either.
With a pool of 43 English-speaking learners of Spanish as an L2, the authors explore the lexical availability of the words produced with regard to the following variables: (i) the age of acquisition in L2, (ii) concept familiarity, (iii) typicality, (iv) imageability, (v) cognateness, and (vi) rated frequency.
It is expected that the quality of cognateness will influence response times differently depending on whether it occurs in words or pseudowords in both English and Croatian.