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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First, there was no reason to think that Parliament adopted the same word or a cognate word in definitions introduced at the same time as part of the complementary protection regime yet intended that word to have a different meaning (at [50]).
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Colman (1988: 122) regards as "outdated" such claims as cited above, for a correlation between natural and grammatical gender in Old English names: "[t]he grammatical gender of the cognate word does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.g., the second element in the male-referring name Godcild is cognate with the neuter noun cild, 'child'; that in AElfnod, with the feminine noun nod, 'temerity'".
The word raqiya" has been understood as a reference to a solid dome that covered the world since antiquity (both the Septuagint and Vulgate translate the word in this way), and this reading is consistent with all other instances of raqiya" in the Old Testament as well as with cognate words in other ancient Semitic languages.
Dean Bevan's A Concordance to the Plays and Prefaces of Bernard Shaw (1971), we see that among the Shaw prefaces and plays Stafford does not address there are twenty-three references to "library" and "library-" cognate words. But to "book" and "books" and cognate words in prefaces and plays not dealt with, there are over 350 references.
RTs to cognate words are expected to be faster than RTs to non-cognate words in responses to both Croatian and English words.
Here, Marwick equals 'rock' with 'berg' despite these not being cognate words. A word does not necessarily need to have the same gender as its synonym.
In [LS.sup.2], by contrast, words that had cognates in dialects of Aramaic used by Jews were indicated simply by "AR," though the specific dialects and cognate words were not listed.