Appendix:Proto-Indo-European/ǵn̥néh₃-

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Proto-Indo-European[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Nasal infixed form of the root *ǵneh₃-.

Verb[edit]

*ǵn̥néh₃- (present)

  1. to know

Conjugation[edit]

(needs mediopassive)

Descendants[edit]

  • Celtic:
  • Germanic:
    • *kunnaną (to know (how), be able to) < perfect *(ge)gónn- < innovated root *gunn(ā)-[1]
    • *kannijaną (to know, to recognise) < causative of the above innovated root
    • *knēaną < apparently *ǵneh₁-, of unknown origin
  • Indo-Iranian:
  • Slavic:
    • Polish: znać (to know (the fact))
  • Tocharian:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Don Ringe, From Proto-Indo-European to Proto-Germanic, Oxford University Press, 2006