English to Afrikaans Meaning :: cognate

Cognate :
- verwantekognate

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Noun(1) one related by blood or origin; especially on sharing an ancestor with another(2) a word is cognate with another if both derive from the same word in an ancestral language
Adjective(1) related in nature(2) having the same ancestral language(3) related by blood

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(1) Certainly, the Golden Rule extolled in the book - ÔÇÿwhat you do not want done to yourself, do not do unto othersÔÇÖ - is cognate with the notions of reciprocity and fair-mindedness.(2) ÔÇÿSaxonÔÇÖ is cognate with stranger in most Celtic languages, while ÔÇÿWelshÔÇÖ means foreigner in old Saxon.(3) The Greek ÔÇÿgrapheinÔÇÖ (to write) and ÔÇÿgrateÔÇÖ, ÔÇÿgrindÔÇÖ and even ÔÇÿscratchÔÇÖ are probably cognate etymologically.(4) Globally, this will put 17 million telephone repairmen, and another 48 million people who work in cognate branches of the phone industry, out of work.(5) It is cognate with the maxim no doubt misleadingly summarised as ÔÇÿall crime is localÔÇÖ.(6) The word neshama is a cognate of nesheema, which means literally ÔÇÿbreath.ÔÇÖ(7) There is a major problem with some views concerning new developments in anthropology and cognate disciplines.(8) English mother and German Mutter are cognate words.(9) To Johnny the two missing screws seemed cognate with the sonographer's lack of manners and unshaven cheeks.(10) The pace of scientific discovery is driven by technical advances in experimentation, the invention of new techniques, and the application of ideas imported from cognate disciplines.(11) The linguist had Maori friends and learned their language which helped him acquire fluency in the cognate language of Tikopia in his later fieldwork.(12) His book deals with memes and other cognate subjects less frivolously and with much more academic rigour than I can muster.(13) There is an interesting but short section on the local adaptive value of cultural rules including dialects and cognate words.(14) In Descartes's use, ÔÇÿdeductionÔÇÖ and cognate expressions seem to describe an extended passage in thought from one consideration to another without doubt or unclarity setting in.(15) In reflecting on the roles and responsibilities of an editor of a learned journal, I am reminded of the analogies made by a fellow editor of a cognate research journal.(16) The issue of organisational performance, embedded within the processes of organisational change and adaptation, has led to a rich research literature in a number of cognate disciplines.
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2. related ::
3. connected ::
4. allied ::
5. linked ::
6. similar ::
7. like ::
8. alike ::
9. akin ::
10. kindred ::
11. comparable ::
12. parallel ::
13. corresponding ::
14. analogous ::
15. blood relative ::
16. sib ::
17. blood relation ::
1. different ::
2. dissimilar ::
3. diverse ::
4. unlike ::
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Different Forms
cognate, cognates
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