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#202953 - 10/26/11 03:20 AM Cognates? Joined: Mar 2000
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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 12:00 PM Re: Cognates? [Re: Jackie] Joined: Dec 2000
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Yup. And induction, too. They're all from the Latin indūcere.
#202959 - 10/26/11 12:40 PM Re: Cognates? [Re: Faldage] Joined: Aug 2005
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all from the Latin indūcere.
Meaning, literally 'to lead in'. From in- 'in' + dūcō (dūxi, dūctum) 'to lead'.
Ceci n'est pas un seing.
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