Definition of Cognates

1. Noun. (plural of cognate) ¹

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Definition of Cognates

1. cognate [n] - See also: cognate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cognates

cogitator
cogitators
cogito
cogitos
coglike
coglucosidase
coglycolide
cogman
cogmen
cognacs
cognacy
cognate
cognate word
cognately
cognateness
cognates (current term)
cognation
cognations
cognescenti
cognetics
cognisable
cognisance
cognisances
cognisant
cognise
cognised
cognises
cognising
cognition
cognition disorder

Literary usage of Cognates

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1. Essentials of Public Speaking for Secondary Schools by Robert Irving Fulton, Thomas Clarkson Trueblood (1910)
"cognates cognates are consonants that have the same position but ... Table of cognates In using cognates or the same sounds in conjunction this law should ..."

2. Essentials of Public Speaking by Robert Irving Fulton, Thomas Clarkson Trueblood (1910)
"cognates cognates are consonants that have the same position but ... Table of cognates In using cognates or the same sounds in conjunction this law should ..."

3. Studies in Roman Law, with Comparative Views of the Laws of France, England by Thomas Mackenzie Mackenzie (1865)
"The relation of cognates was connected by the interposition of one or more females. Thus, a brother's son is his uncle's agnate, in the language of the ..."

4. Imperatoris Iustiniani Institutionum libri quattuor by John Baron Moyle (1883)
"TITLE V. OF THE SUCCESSION OF cognates. After self-successors, and persons who by the praetor and the imperial legislation are ranked as such, ..."

5. A German Reader for Beginners in School Or College: With Notes and Vocabulary by Edward Southey Joynes (1899)
"On the cognates— which have been purposely excluded from the Vocabulary — a few simple statements will here be added, as a convenient guide to the learner. ..."

6. A Compendium of Roman Law Founded on the Institutes of Justinian: Together by Gordon Campbell (1878)
"The succession of cognates. After the sui heredes and the agnati had been exhausted, the old law gave the inheritance to the gentiles or members of the same ..."

7. A Practical German Grammar by Calvin Thomas (1905)
"APPENDIX II ENGLISH-GERMAN cognates 1. The Relation of English to German is a subject which belongs rather to comparative linguistics than to German grammar ..."

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