English/Spanish Cognate of the Day

Tig

English

erudite adj.-  having or showing great knowledge/learning

Spanish

erudito(a)

Etymology

erudite (adj.) Look up erudite at Dictionary.comearly 15c., “learned, well-instructed,” from Latin eruditus “learned, accomplished, well-informed,” past participle of erudire “to educate, teach, instruct, polish,” literally “to bring out of the rough,” from assimilated form of ex- “out” (see ex-) + rudis “unskilled, rough, unlearned” (see rude). Related: Eruditely.

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