True Cognates: words to learn easily

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True Cognates: words to learn easily

Cognates are words that share the same grammatical root in two languages. These words not only share grammatical roots but have also almost the same meaning.

In Spanish, they are called cognados.

Let’s see some examples.

English Spanish
Intelligence Inteligencia
Introduction Introducción
Motivation Motivación
Hospital Hospital
Radio Radio
Nation Nación

Among cognates, there are also those called perfect cognates.

These words match perfectly their spelling in Spanish and English but differ in pronunciation.

English Spanish
Actor Actor
Animal Animal
Control Control
Doctor Doctor