kunne

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kunna, from Proto-Germanic *kunnaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵn̥néh₃-.

Verb[edit]

kunne (imperative -, infinitive at kunne, present tense kan, past tense kunne, past participle har kunnet)

  1. could, would, might, be able to, know

Dutch[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch, *kunni, from Proto-Germanic *kunją, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₁- (to produce); akin to German Künne, Middle Low German kunne, Old English cynn (English kin), Old Norse kyn (Danish køn, Swedish kön).

Noun[edit]

kunne f (uncountable)

  1. gender, sex

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

kunne

  1. singular present subjunctive of kunnen

Hausa[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: kûn‧nē

Noun[edit]

kunne m (plural kunnuwa)

  1. (anatomy) ear
  2. (botany) leaf (of a plant)

Adverb[edit]

kunne

  1. in or on the ear

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kunna, from Proto-Germanic *kunnaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵn̥néh₃-.

Verb[edit]

  1. could, would, might, be able to, know