cann

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Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kannō (knowledge), from Proto-Germanic *kunnaną (to know how), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵen-, *ǵnō- (to know), *ǵn̥néh₃-. Akin to Old Frisian kanna, kena (recognition, investigation).

Noun[edit]

cann f

  1. a piece of knowledge
  2. cognizance
  3. confirmation, averment, a positive assertion
  4. clearance
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kann (I, he, she can), first and third person singular present tense of Proto-Germanic *kunnaną.

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Verb[edit]

cann

  1. first-person singular present indicative of cunnan
  2. third-person singular present indicative of cunnan