þekkja

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þekkja, from Proto-Germanic *þankijaną, from Proto-Indo-European *teng-.

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þekkja (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative þekkti, supine þekkt)

  1. (transitive, governs the accusative) to know, to be familiar with syn.
    Ég þekki þennan mann ekki!
    I don't know this person!
  2. (transitive, governs the accusative) to recognize, to know syn.
    Geir? Ég þekkti þig ekki.
    Geir? I didn't recognize you.

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