kennen

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *kennen, from Proto-Germanic *kannijaną.

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kennen (past singular kende, past participle gekend)

  1. To know (a person, a thing), be acquainted with

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German kennan, from Proto-Germanic *kannijaną (to know). Cognate to English ken (knowledge, understanding).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɛnən/
  • (file)
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

kennen (strong, third-person singular simple present kennt, past tense kannte, past participle gekannt, past subjunctive kennte, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to know (someone); to be acquainted with
  2. (transitive) to know (some fact); to have knowledge of

Conjugation[edit]

This verb is conjugated like rennen.

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  • {term|ken|lang=sco}

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Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with German and Dutch kennen, English ken.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɛnən/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

kennen

  1. (transitive) to know (someone); to be acquainted with
  2. (transitive) to know (some fact); to have knowledge of

Conjugation[edit]

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  • (to know a fact): weten

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