Apart from a considerable number of false friends, there are also some cognate words whose meaning is broader in one language than in the other.
In some countries, the cognate word for nationality in local language may be understood as a synonym of ethnicity.
To demonstrate the existence of a language family, it is necessary to find cognate words that trace back to a common proto-language.
The adverbial sense to be wholly transferred to the cognate word.
A cognate word exists in Malayalam language which is used to say something without any pejorative connotation.
He repeated the description of the chosen town's location to her, intentionally using peculiar phrasing so the computer would not recognize the cognate words.
The evidence consists of some hundreds of proposed cognate words, including such basic vocabulary as the following:
The book contained presentations of the Russian alphabet, expressions, cognate words, and even similar drawings.
In most other Polynesian languages, the cognate words refer to sharks or simply fish.
Languages could then be compared on the basis of how many cognate words on a Swadesh list they shared in common.