ידע

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See also: י־ד־ע

Aramaic[edit]

Verb[edit]

ידע (transliteration needed)

  1. to know

Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
י־ד־ע

From the root י־ד־ע (y-d-`). Cognate with Arabic ودع (put), Aramaic ידע (know), Phoenician 𐤉𐤃𐤏 (ydʿ, know), Akkadian edû (know), Ugaritic 𐎊𐎄𐎓 (ydʿ, know), and Qatabanian 𐩺𐩵𐩲 (find out).

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Noun[edit]

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יֶדַע (yédam (no plural forms, singular construct יֶדַע־) [pattern: קֶטֶל]

  1. Knowledge: that which is known (to a given knower).

Verb[edit]

יָדַע (yadá) (pa'al construction, passive counterpart נוֹדַע)

  1. To know (a fact).
    • Exodus 3:19
      וַאֲנִי יָדַעְתִּי כִּי לֹא יִתֵּן אֶתְכֶם מֶלֶךְ מִצְרַיִם לַהֲלֹךְ וְלֹא בְּיָד חֲזָקָה׃‎
    לא, אני לא רוצה לדעת למה היא ישנה עם הנעליים שלו.‎
    lo, ani lo rotse/rotsa lada'at lama hi y'shena im hana'alayim shelo.
    No, I don't want to know why she sleeps with his shoes.
  2. To know how (to do something).
  3. (literary) To know (a person or place).
  4. (archaic) To know, to have sex with.

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