Cognados – Cognates

‘Cognados’ are called cognates in English.  A cognate is a word that looks and/or sounds similar to English, and means the same.  Because both Spanish is a Latin-based language and some of the English language derives from Latin too, there are lots of cognates.  This is really useful when learning Spanish as it allows us to figure out the meanings of words.  Below are some examples of Spanish cognates:

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September 13, 2009. Tags: , , , . skills.

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