Cognados
OBJETIVO:
Expand your Spanish vocabulary by "making
up" (so to speak!) words, using a
probabilities factor:
a different ending = the same word in a
different language.
Calentamiento
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What do you think these words mean?
Excelente
Generoso
Elefante
Persona
Familia
Diferente
Instrucciones
What is a COGNATE?
Examples:
nouns:
words that are cognates
in Spanish and English
words that are NOT
cognates
profesor/ professor
diccionario/dictionary
familia/family
perro/ dog
hermano/ brother
amigo/ friend
adjectives: atlético/athletic
curioso/curious
bonita/pretty
atrevido/ mischievous
verbs:
hablar/ to speak
ir/ to go
adorar/ to adore
admirar/ to admire
Definition:
Cognate
•
n. a word related to a word in another language
[Latin co (same)
+ gnatus (born)]
Examples of Cognates
between Spanish and English:
papel
Teléfono
Estudiar
(paper)
(telephone)
(to study)
Un juego de adivinanza
(a little guessing game)
Guess what the following Spanish words mean:
experiencia= experience
ambicioso=
ambicious
demostrar=
To demonstrate
To prepare
preparar=
normal=
normal
animal
animal=
metal
metal=
final=
doctor=
general=
final
Doctor/doctora
general
color=
favor=
garaje=
horrible=
terrible=
color
favor
garage
horrible
probably=
terrible
probablemente
ángel=
angel
actor=
natural=
actor
natural
delicioso=
delicious
Más ejemplos
Absolutamente
Completamente
Dentista
Artista
Nervioso
Necesario
Primario
Secundario
Imposible
Excelente
Importante
Clase
Fantástico
Eléctrico
Matemáticas
Universidad
Un juego de adivinanza
(a little guessing game)
Let’s try something different, try to make up the word:
Remember: ous = oso
Nervioso
Recuerda: ous = oso
Generoso
Recuerda: ous = oso
Delicioso
Recuerda: al = al
Animal
Recuerda: al = al
Hospital
Recuerda: al = al
Criminal
Recuerda: ect = ecto
Insecto
Recuerda: ect = ecto
Correcto
Recuerda: ance = ancia
Ambulancia
Recuerda: ance = ancia
Elegancia
Recuerda: ic = ico
Romántico
Recuerda: ic = ico
Médico
Recuerda: ar = usually ar
Solar
Lunar
Recuerda: ble = usually ble
Horrible
Terrible
Imposible
Note: Just one S
Never double s
En español
Recuerda: ary = ario
Diccionario
Canario
Vocabulario
A complete list of cognados in
English and Spanish
http://manzanotli.weebly.com/uploads/1/6/4/1/16414176/englishs
panishcognates.pdf
Lucky for us…
There are
thousands
of cognates between
Spanish and English.
Learning Spanish is
not going to be
difícil.
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Cognados