kná

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See also: KNA, knä, and knæ

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *knēaną, whence also English know. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵneh₃- (to know).

Verb[edit]

kná

  1. (defective) can, could

Conjugation[edit]

This verb is defective. Notably, the expected infinitive *knega is unattested.

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: knega

References[edit]

  • kná in A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, G. T. Zoëga, Clarendon Press, 1910, at Internet Archive.