kenna

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kenna, from Proto-Germanic *kannijaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

at kenna (third person singular past indicative kendi, supine kent)

  1. to know
  2. to feel
  3. to teach

Conjugation[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kenna, from Proto-Germanic *kannijaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kenna (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative kenndi, supine kennt)

  1. to teach, to tutor
    • Timothy 2:11-12 (English, Icelandic)
      Konan á að læra í kyrrþey, í allri undirgefni. Ekki leyfi ég konu að kenna eða taka sér vald yfir manninum, heldur á hún að vera kyrrlát.
      A woman should learn in quietness and full submission. I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; she must be silent.
  2. to instruct
  3. (dated) to ascribe
  4. (archaic, poetic) to know a person

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Verb[edit]

kenna

  1. to know (a person)
  2. to feel

Descendants[edit]


Vilamovian[edit]

Verb[edit]

kenna

  1. know (be acquainted or familiar with)