cennan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE root
*ǵneh₃-

From Proto-Germanic *kannijaną, causative form of *kunnaną ‎(to know). Cognate with Old Saxon kennian (Dutch kennen), Old Frisian kenna, Old High German chennan (German kennen), Old Norse kenna (Danish kende, spelling before the writing reform of 1948: kjende), Gothic 𐌺𐌰𐌽𐌽𐌾𐌰𐌽 ‎(kannjan, to declare).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

cennan

  1. to make known, declare
  2. to beget, bear, give birth to
  3. to produce, bring forth, declare

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