cognatus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin, a kinsman.

Noun[edit]

cognatus (plural cognati)

  1. (law) A person connected through cognation.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cum (with) + nātus (born) or nāscor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cognātus m (feminine cognāta, neuter cognātum); first/second declension

  1. related by blood, kindred
  2. (figuratively) related, connected, like, similar
  3. (substantive) a blood relation, blood relative, kinsman

Inflection[edit]

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative cognātus cognāta cognātum cognātī cognātae cognāta
genitive cognātī cognātae cognātī cognātōrum cognātārum cognātōrum
dative cognātō cognātae cognātō cognātīs cognātīs cognātīs
accusative cognātum cognātam cognātum cognātōs cognātās cognāta
ablative cognātō cognātā cognātō cognātīs cognātīs cognātīs
vocative cognāte cognāta cognātum cognātī cognātae cognāta

Descendants[edit]