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cognates

relatives through the mother's side of the family. See AGNATES.
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In previous research and guidelines of best practices (Schmitt, 2000; Salaberry & Armstrong Lafford, 2006; Shrum & Glisan, 2010), cognates have been considered as easy vocabulary items for L2 learners due to their apparent similarities (Ellis & Beaton, 1993: 610).
The issuances to Cognate were unregistered restricted shares, were not thereafter registered despite contractual obligations for the Company to register them, and were subject to multi-year vesting and multi-year lock-up periods which prevented Cognates shares from coming into the market.
Those nouns that share, in turn, with the verb only a semantic relationship, like polka and grin in (8) and (9), seem to exhibit a syntactico-semantic behaviour of their own in relation to passivization, topicalization, pronominalization, definiteness and questionability, which is similar to the behaviour displayed by regular objects and which morphological cognates, however, do not show.
Tiring of all the common ab- and ad- prefixes, I jumped to the first six pages of M and found only two pairs, both of which are both cognates and make good phrases.
The use of cognates also can help teachers increase word awareness in LMSs, a task highly associated with the development of academic English.
The main purpose of this study is to figure out whether the sets which will be analyzed in this study are cognates or loanwords.
Probably the original form was *liwi, and the Finno-Ugric cognates pointing to *luwi have undergone a sporadic labialization of the vowel that was caused by the following *w.
Cognates are words that are semantically and phonologically similar in two languages, (Holmes & Guerra Ramos, 1995).
One year before that Alo Raun had published a small reference book, that in a very concise style gives in one line the origin of the word and a few cognates (Raun 1982).
To show this, he examines the words for household and cognates in their concrete and symbolic contexts, assuming little or no continuity between cultures or time periods.
Using an algorithm known as the Markov chain Monte Carlo sampler, the program sorted through sets of cognates - words in different languages that share a common sound, history and origin - to calculate the odds of which set is derived from which proto-language.