Definitions for cognate

Definitions for (noun) cognate

Main entry: cognate, cognate word

Definition: a word is cognate with another if both derive from the same word in an ancestral language

Main entry: sib, cognate, blood relation, blood relative

Definition: one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another

Definitions for (adj) cognate

Main entry: kin, consanguine, consanguineal, consanguineous, akin, blood-related, cognate

Definition: related by blood

Main entry: cognate

Definition: having the same ancestral language

Usage: cognate languages

Main entry: cognate, connate

Definition: related in nature

Usage: connate qualities

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