cognitive etymology

English word cognitive comes from Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₃-, Latin co- ((intensifier). Together, with.), Latin con, Latin *conosceo, Latin -ivus (Adjective suffix.), Latin *gnoscere

Detailed word origin of cognitive

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*ǵenh₃- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
co- Latin (lat) (intensifier). Together, with.
con Latin (lat)
*conosceo Latin (lat)
-ivus Latin (lat) Adjective suffix.
*gnoscere Latin (lat)
*gnōskō Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Know, get to know.
gnosco Latin (lat)
nosco Latin (lat) I know, recognize, am acquainted with, i.e.; in possession of knowledge.
cognoscere Latin (lat)
cognitio Latin (lat) Examination, inquiry, investigation. Knowledge. Learning, study (acquisition of knowledge).
cognitive English (eng) (linguistics, rare, obsolete) Cognate. (linguistics, rare, obsolete) Cognate; which is to be recognized as cognate.. Intellectual.. Relating to the part of mental functions that deals with logic, as opposed to affective which deals with emotions.

Words with the same origin as cognitive

Descendants of co-
catch coincidence cooperation coordinate cop copper copy couple court courthouse courtroom courtyard cover coverage covert cup cupcake discover flashing key keyboard quaint recover uncover undercover
Descendants of con
commerce commercial deduction invite recognize
Descendants of -ivus
abusive activate active affirmative aggressive attractive captive competitive effective exclusive explosive extensive fugitive impulsive massive naive native negative objective productive progressive protective radioactive relative sedative