הכיר

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Hebrew[edit]

Root
נ־כ־ר

Verb[edit]

הִכִּיר (hikír) (hif'il construction, passive counterpart הוכר \ הֻכַּר)

  1. (transitive) To know (someone), to recognize, to be familiar with (someone or something), to meet.
    הם לא מכירים אף אחד באזור.‏‎ ― hem lo makirím af ekhád ba'ezór.They don't know anyone in the area.
    לא הכרתי אותו, אבל הכרתי את השם שלו.‏‎ ― lo hikárti otó, aval hikárti et hashém sheló.I didn't know him, but I had heard his name.
    מתי הכרת אותה?‏‎ ― matái hikárt otá?When did you first meet her?
  2. (diplomacy, transitive) To recognize (a country or legal entity).

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