دانستن

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Persian YDOYTWN-stn' (dānistan), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ȷ́ānáHti, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵn̥néh₃ti.

Related to شناختن(šenâxtan, recognize), Kurdish zanîn, Baluchi زانگ(zánag), English know.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Dari Persian دانستن
Iranian Persian
Tajik донистан (donistan)

Verb[edit]

دانستن (dânestan) (present stem دان(dân))

  1. to know (something)
    • Rumi, Diwan-e_Shams-e_Tabrizi
      خوش باش که هر که راز داند داند که خوشی خوشی کشاند
      Xoš bâš ke har ke râz dânad dânad ke xoši xoši kešânad
      Be happy, for everyone who knows (this) secret knows that happiness attracts happiness.

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