English/Spanish Cognate of the Day


myriad n.- a countless or extremely great number



In English you can use myriad as an adjective as well. However in Spanish you would use

innumerable. Which is also a cognate! They are spelled exactly the same in both languages.

 Score! Two for the price of one!

Also, the Ancient Greek referred to having 10,000 of something as a myriad.

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