Friend

From Teflpedia

A friend (/frend/) is a phrase (often a single word) in one language that is similar to a word in another language. These are often cognates, but could be historically unrelated.

  • True friends, which tend to be cognates, where the meaning of the two phrases are similar
  • False friends, where the meaning of the two phrases are significantly different.
  • Fair-weather friends, which are sometimes true friends but also sometimes false friends.