kennen lernen

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

kennen (to be acquainted with) +‎ lernen (to learn).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɛnənˌlɛʁnən]
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  • Hyphenation: ken‧nen ler‧nen

Verb[edit]

kennen lernen (third-person singular simple present lernt kennen, past tense lernte kennen, past participle kennen gelernt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to get to know, become acquainted with (a person, place, thing); to befriend.
  2. (transitive) to meet; introduce oneself to; to present.

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