Interesting Words

These words are interesting how they sound like cognates but they are not. There isn't really cognates in Chinese to English but it is a good strategy to learn them since it helps to remember them when someone first learns about these words.

p.s. In linguistics, cognates are words that have a common etymological origin. This learned term derives from the Latin cognatus (blood relative). 


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