conoscere

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cognōscere, present active infinitive of cognōscō (probably through a Vulgar Latin form conōscere), derived from nōscō (I know), from Proto-Italic *gnōskō, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵneh₃- (to know). Compare Spanish conocer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /koˈnoʃ.ʃe.re/
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  • Hyphenation: co‧nó‧sce‧re

Verb[edit]

conóscere (first-person singular present conósco, first-person singular past historic conóbbi, past participle conosciùto, auxiliary avere)

  1. (transitive) to know (a person or place), (transitive) to meet (a person), experience
  2. (transitive) to recognise

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