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#202953 - 10/25/11 11:20 PM Cognates?
Loc: Louisville, Kentucky
Just finished untwisting a puzzle into the word induct, which made me think of induce. Are these two words related? (Yes, I could LIU but I need to get off the computer now; will do it myself if I have to.) Also, I am not sure if I used the word cognate correctly.
#202958 - 10/26/11 08:00 AM Re: Cognates? [Re: Jackie]
Yup. And induction, too. They're all from the Latin indūcere.
#202959 - 10/26/11 08:40 AM Re: Cognates? [Re: Faldage]
all from the Latin indūcere.
Meaning, literally 'to lead in'. From in- 'in' + dūcō (dūxi, dūctum) 'to lead'._________________________
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