Even more English—Latin cognates ending in -ary
Many English words which end in -ary have a Latin origin. They will be familiar if you speak a Latin language. Beware of false friends!
For example the English word vocabulary. Latin cognates are a rapid method to expand your vocabulary.
- Spanish - vocabulario
- Italian - vocabolario
- French - vocabulaire
- Valencian - vocabulari
Many words follow this pattern:
It’s normal to celebrate a wedding anniversary every year.
Kilts are customary for formal occasions in Scotland.
A glossary is an alphabetical list, with meanings, of the words or phrases in a text that are difficult.