English/Spanish Cognate of the Day

English

semantic adj.- relating to meaning in language

Spanish

semántico


semantic (adj.) Look up semantic at Dictionary.com1894, from French sémantique, applied by Michel Bréal (1883) to the psychology of language, from Greek semantikos "significant," from semainein "to show by sign, signify, point out, indicate by a sign," from sema "sign, mark, token; omen, portent; constellation; grave" (Doric sama), from PIE root *dheie- "to see, look"
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