קענען

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A conflation of Old High German kennan (to know) and kunnan (to be able to), from Proto-Germanic *kannijaną (to make known) and *kunnaną (to know). Compare German kennen (to know) and können (to be able to). Cognate to English ken and can, and more distantly know.

Verb[edit]

קענען (kenen) (past participle געקענט (gekent))

  1. to know
  2. to be able to, can

Conjugation[edit]