γιγνώσκω

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From Proto-Indo-European *ǵneh₃-. Cognates include Latin nōscō, Albanian njoh, Old Armenian ծան- (can-, to know), and Old Persian xšnāsāhiy [script?]. See also know.

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γιγνώσκω (gignōskō)

  1. to be aware of, perceive, observe, know, learn
    1. to know, understand
    2. to distinguish, discern
    3. (with genitive) to be aware of something
    4. (followed by relative clauses) to perceive that...
  2. (in prose) to observe, form a judgment, judge, determine, think
    1. (in passive, of persons) to be judged guilty
    2. (perfect passive with active sense)
  3. to know carnally, to have sex with

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