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Every year, Americans around the nation get together to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15th through October 15th. The contributions Hispanic Americans have made to the United States are endless and inspiring, and they have had a profound and positive impact on our county.

Falsos cognados en inglés-español - Resources for your Spanish Classroom

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Jan 12

By Evelyn Silva

Se le denomina falso cognado a una palabra que parece tener alguna relación con otro vocablo  en otro idioma. Este vínculo erróneo se debe a que en la mayoría de los casos las palabras presentan una grafía semejante pero en realidad, las mismas no comparten el mismo origen etimológico. 

A continuación te ofrecemos una lista de palabras que se suelen usar indistintamente a pesar de que sus significados difieren completamente:

Palabras en inglés

Falso Cognado

 

To advertise: anunciar

Advertir:

(to warn)

Arm:  brazo

Arma:

(gun)

Cartoon: cómic

Cartón:

(cardboard)

To Complain: quejarse

Complacer:

(to please)

Conductor: director

Conductor:

(driver)

Date: fecha, cita

Dato:

(data)

Deception: engañar

Decepción:

(disappointment)

Dinner: cena

Dinero:

(money)

Exit: salida

Éxito:

(success)

Grocery: tienda de víveres

Grosero:

(rude)

Horn: cuerno

Horno:

(oven)

Involve: involucrar

Envolver:

(wrap)

Mayor: alcalde

Mayor:

(bigger, eldest)

Media: medios de comunicación

Media:

(sock)

Misery: tristeza

Miseria:

(poverty)

Notice: anuncio

Noticia:

(news)

Once: una vez

Once:

(eleven)

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