Hello friends of Aprender Palavras, in this article we will learn a very important trigger to gain vocabulary of a new language, cognates.
What is Cognato?
The dictionary Michaelis Online defines Cognato as follows:
cognateadj sm1 GRAM, LING It is said of or word that has a common root with another (s); congener.[The underline is ours]
Cognates in French
As we noted these words are not TOTALLY similar but it helps a lot to keep some vocabulary in mind and thus not get discouraged in the studies, but you can not only be with this list, on the internet there are several sites that teach these “friends”, how about using of those words and put together a sentence? you can also put them on a flash card so you don't forget what you've learned. Cognates can be a lot of fun in language studies, use and abuse them to increase your reading comprehension, and ears, and you will undoubtedly be very successful in the studies.