coñecer

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin cognōscere, present active infinitive of cognōscō

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coñecer (first-person singular present coñezo, first-person singular preterite coñecín, past participle coñecido)

  1. to know; to be familiar with, be acquainted with
  2. first-person singular personal infinitive of coñecer
  3. third-person singular personal infinitive of coñecer

Usage notes[edit]

Like Portuguese and Spanish, Galician has two different verbs that are usually translated to English as “to know”. The verb saber relates to factual knowledge and skills. In contrast, the verb coñecer relates to familiarity with people or places.

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