Definition of Cognacy

1. Noun. (linguistics) The relationship between cognates; the condition of sharing a common ancestor term in another language. ¹



2. Noun. (linguistics) The degree to which two languages share cognates, usually expressed as a percentage ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cognacy

cogitatingly
cogitation
cogitations
cogitative
cogitatively
cogitator
cogitators
cogito
cogitos
coglike
coglucosidase
coglycolide
cogman
cogmen
cognacs
cognacy (current term)
cognate
cognate word
cognately
cognateness
cognates
cognation
cognations
cognescenti
cognetics
cognisable
cognisance
cognisances
cognisant
cognise

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