kenne

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

kenne

  1. plural of ken

Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German kennan, from Proto-Germanic *kannijaną. Cognate with German kennen, Dutch kennen, English ken, Swedish känna.

Verb[edit]

kenne

  1. (Uri) to know, be acquainted with, ken

References[edit]


Central Franconian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German kennan, from Proto-Germanic *kannijaną (to know).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kenne (third-person singular present kennt, past tense kannt, past participle jekannt or gekannt)

  1. (most dialects) to know; to be acquainted with

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old High German kunnan, from Proto-Germanic *kunnaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵneh₃- (to know).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kenne (third-person singular present kann, past tense konnt, past participle konnt or gekonnt)

  1. (Moselle Franconian) can; to be able to / of
  2. (Moselle Franconian) to be possible

Coast Miwok[edit]

Noun[edit]

kenne

  1. one

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

kenne

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of kennen

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kenne

  1. inflection of kennen:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ken +‎ -ne

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkɛnːɛ]
  • Hyphenation: ken‧ne

Verb[edit]

kenne

  1. third-person singular conditional present indefinite of ken

Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kenne

  1. can

Verb[edit]

kenne

  1. to know

Further reading[edit]


Old Frisian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kenne

  1. dative singular of ken

References[edit]

  • Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009) An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN

Pennsylvania German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German kunnen, from Old High German kunnan, from Proto-West Germanic *kunnan, from Proto-Germanic *kunnaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵneh₃- (to know). Compare German können, Dutch kunnen, English can.

Verb[edit]

kenne

  1. can, to be able to
  2. to know something
  3. to understand something
Usage notes[edit]
  • Used as a modal verb.
Conjugation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old High German kennan, from Proto-Germanic *kannijaną (to know). Compare German kennen, Dutch kennen.

Verb[edit]

kenne

  1. to know
  2. to be acquainted with
Conjugation[edit]

Sathmar Swabian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German kunnen, from Old High German kunnan, from Proto-West Germanic *kunnan, from Proto-Germanic *kunnaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵneh₃- (to know).

Verb[edit]

kenne

  1. can

References[edit]

  • Claus Stephani, Volksgut der Sathmarschwaben (1985)

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian kenna, from Proto-West Germanic *kannijan (to know).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kenne

  1. to know, to be familiar with (as opposed to knowing information or facts)

Inflection[edit]

  • Variant present-tense 3rd: kent (?)
  • Variant past participle: kend

Further reading[edit]

  • kenne”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011