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Grammar essential # 1 Cognates
Cognates Cognates are VERY important! A cognate is when a spanish word resemebles an English word. Cognate
For example, the number cero looks similar to the English word, zero. Cognate
Words that resemble one another and that have the same meaning in two languages are called cognates. Examples
Vocabulary vocabulario False cognates
There are what are called false cognates because what it seems should match doesn’t.
Asistir does not mean to assist – it is to attend ...
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- Fall '09
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