English/Spanish Cognate of the Day

English

culpable adj – deserving blame

Spanish

culpable

culpable (adj.) Look up culpable at Dictionary.comlate 13c., coupable, from Old French coupable (12c., Modern French coupable), from Latin culpabilis “worthy of blame,” from culpare “to blame,” from culpa “crime, fault, blame, guilt, error.” English (and for a time French) restored the first Latin -l- in later Middle Ages.

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