What is the word for Cognate in Tagalog?

Translation for word Cognate in Tagalog is : magkaugnay

Definitions and Meaning of Cognate in Tagalog


  • (of a word) having the same linguistic derivation as another; from the same original word or root (e.g., English is , German ist , Latin est , from Indo-European esti ).
  • related; connected.
  • a cognate word.
  • a blood relative.


English mother and German Mutter are cognate words.