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See definition of cognates on Dictionary.com
  • as inrelative
  • as inanalogue
  • as inkinsman
  • as inkinswoman
  • as inconsanguinity

synonyms for cognates

  • aunt
  • cousin
  • father
  • folk
  • mother
  • niece
  • sibling
  • uncle
  • agnate
  • blood
  • brother-in-law
  • cognate
  • connection
  • father-in-law
  • folks
  • grandparents
  • in-laws
  • kinsperson
  • mother-in-law
  • nephew
  • relation
  • sib
  • sister-in-law
  • stepbrother
  • stepparent
  • stepsister
  • clansperson
  • great-grandparents
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How to use cognates in a sentence

We have seen that a sandhaug figures also in one of the Scandinavian cognates of the folk-tale (see above, p. 67).
BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
The relatives of a man through males are called his agnates; the relatives of a man through females are called his cognates.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 4VARIOUS
But persons related only by blood through females are not agnates, but merely cognates.
THE INSTITUTES OF JUSTINIANCAESAR FLAVIUS JUSTINIAN
A clove of garlic is quite a separate word; but, as it has some interesting cognates, it may be mentioned here.
THE ROMANCE OF WORDS (4TH ED.)ERNEST WEEKLEY
When real property is sold, we find that the agnates and cognates have always a preferential right of purchase.
THE TWO FIRST CENTURIES OF FLORENTINE HISTORYPASQUALE VILLARI
The origin of this word, cognates of which occur in the Germanic languages, is unknown.
THE ROMANCE OF WORDS (4TH ED.)ERNEST WEEKLEY
In the first place, they are all the Cognates who trace their connection exclusively through males.
ANCIENT LAWSIR HENRY JAMES SUMNER MAINE
Many words in this way became identical in form with their Norse cognates, cp.
SCANDINAVIAN INFLUENCE ON SOUTHERN LOWLAND SCOTCHGEORGE TOBIAS FLOM
Cognates, that is, words related in meaning through a common root.
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