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- 1Computational diachronic linguistics
- 1Computational linguistics
Cognates are words in related languages that have originated from the same word in an ancestor language, such as the English/German word pair father/Vater. Cognate information is critical in the field of historical linguistics, where it is used to determine the relationships between languages and...
Submitted on April 19, 2012 in fulfillment of the degree of BA Honours German Language and Literature; Supervisor: Dr. Claudia Kost