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miroir sans tain ou glace sans tain
False cognates and False friends False cognates are words that are similar in their modern forms despite having different etymologies. This is regardless of whether the modern meanings are similar. False friends are words that are similar in their modern forms despite having different modern meanings. This is regardless of whether the words are ...
False friends are word that look similar between languages so that you might be tempted to use them with a meaning they only have in a different language. They are more a language learning/psycholinguistics concept. False cognates are an issue of historical linguistics. They are words that look like they are etymologically related because of similar meaning ...
Je pense à "se découvrir" : avec des connotations intéressantes sur la durée et surtout le double sens de découvrir : connaître et dévêtir.
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