شناختن

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Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian 𐭱𐭭𐭠𐭧𐭲𐭭 (šnāxtan, to recognize, to know), from Old Persian [script needed] (xšnāsāhiy), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵneh₃- (to know). Compare Kurdish zanîn, Avestan 𐬰𐬀𐬥𐬄𐬥 (zanąn, to recognize), Sanskrit जानाति (jānā́ti), Old Armenian ծան- (can-).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ʃenɒːxˈt̪ʰæn]

Verb[edit]

Dari شناختن
Iranian Persian شناختن
Tajik шинохтан (šinoxtan)

شِناخْتَن (šenâxtan) (present stem ﺷﻨﺎس (šenâs))

  1. to know, to be acquainted with
    پدرتون و از بچگی می‌شناسم.
    Pedáretun-o az baččegí mí-šnâsam.
    I've known your father since childhood.
  2. to acknowledge
  3. to discern, to distinguish
  4. to inform, to make known, to define, to describe
  5. to recognize
    فکر می‌کنم آن مرد را می‌شناسم.
    Fekr mi-konam ân mard râ mi-šenâsam.
    فکر می‌کنم اون مرد و می‌شناسم.
    Fekr mi-konam un mard o mi-šnâsam.
    I think I recognize that man.

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References[edit]

  • شناختن in Francis Joseph Steingass (1892), A Comprehensive Persian-English dictionary, London: Routledge & K. Paul