kenna

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kenna, from Proto-Germanic *kannijaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kenna ‎(third person singular past indicative kendi, third person plural past indicative kent, supine kent)

  1. to know
  2. to feel
  3. to teach

Conjugation[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse kenna, from Proto-Germanic *kannijaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kenna ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative kenndi, supine kennt)

  1. to teach, to tutor
    • Timothy 2:11-12 (English, Icelandic)
      Konan á að læra í kyrrþey, í allri undirgefni. Ekki leyfi ég konu að kenna eða taka sér vald yfir manninum, heldur á hún að vera kyrrlát.
      A woman should learn in quietness and full submission. I do not permit a woman to teach or to have authority over a man; she must be silent.
  2. to instruct
  3. (dated) to ascribe
  4. (archaic, poetic) to know a person

Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology Scriptorium.

Verb[edit]

kenna

  1. to know (a person)
  2. to feel

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • kenna in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Vilamovian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

EB1911 - Volume 01 - Page 001 - 1.svg This entry lacks etymological information. If you are familiar with the origin of this term, please add it to the page per etymology instructions. You can also discuss it at the Etymology Scriptorium.

Verb[edit]

kenna

  1. know (be acquainted or familiar with)