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


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AMID THE RICH and varied language used in the New Testament to describe the act of preaching, two of the most striking words are paraklesis and parakaleo, cognate words that share their root with one of the early names for the Holy Spirit: the Paraclete.
As far as the use of cognate words is concerned, a statistically significant difference in the Cognate Index was found in the oral tasks: interview [F(2,92)=4.
The only significant difference was found in the use of cognate words, which were more frequently used by the ES group.
Cobb (2000b) also found out that French learners of English in Quebec relied very heavily on cognate words in everyday life and that was the reason why some vocabulary tests overestimated these learners' actual vocabularies.
Greg Kondrak (University of Alberta) was the recipient of AI'2004 best paper award for his paper "Combining Evidence in Cognate Identification," which presented a technique for combining phonetic and semantic evidence to recognize cognate words that share the same origin in proto-languages (such as Latin).
The same concept is seen in other cognate words such as 'straw' and 'street.
There are many useful memory aids such as references to cognate words other languages.
18) Cognate words are attested in Ethiopic and Modern South Arabian dialects.
For the collection and interpretation of the cognate words, I have relied heavily on the works of colleagues in the IEED project: Kloekhorst 2008 for Anatolian, Alexander Lubotsky's Indo-Iranian database, Robert Beekes forthcoming, for Greek, Derksen 2008 for Slavic, and Derksen forthcoming for Baltic (p.
I would argue that the two are certainly cognates, being a later orthography for zhai (just as Makeham suggests); using Li Fanggui's system of reconstruction, the two cognate words might be represented as *tsrigh (qu sheng), "to owe," and *tsrik (ru sheng), "to seek, to exact.
There are hundreds of cognate words in these dialects.