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How is Latin lacrima a cognate of English tear? Did you mean synonym?

They both come from the Indo-European root dakru-. --Vladisdead 05:59, 14 Aug 2004 (UTC)
Thanks. Wow, what a stretch! RSvK 06:14, 14 Aug 2004 (UTC)

Isn't lacrima just cognate with the Greek, not actually derived from it? --Vladisdead 10:27, 16 Sep 2004 (UTC)