English—Latin cognates ending in -ic
Many English verbs which end in -ic have a Latin origin. They will be familiar if you speak a Latin language. Beware of false friends!
For example the English word aquatic.
The dolphin is an aquatic mammal.
- Spanish - acuático
- Italian - acquatico
- French - aquatique
- Valencian - aquàtic
Many words follow this pattern:
Your academic achievements are impressive.
British men consume on average three alcoholic drinks per day.
Many people are allergic to peanuts.