Cognates You may know more Spanish than you think! For example, you can already recognize the meaning of some Spanish words that look like their English counterparts. These words are called cognates. Examples: pizza (pizza), restaurante (restaurant), pasaporte (passport).
Cognates (cont.) Malena is studying Spanish. Can you help her translate Spanish cognates into English? First, we will learn cognates that use the same form for both masculine and feminine gender.