znać

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *znati, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵneh₃-. Cognates include Lithuanian žinoti, English know, Ancient Greek ἔγνων (égnōn), Latin gnōscō, Avestan 𐬰𐬀𐬥𐬄𐬥 (zanąn), Sanskrit जानाति (jānā́ti) and Tocharian A knānat.

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znać impf

  1. to know somebody/something (be acquainted or familiar with)
    Nie znam go.
    I don't know him.
    Znasz ją?
    Do you know her?
    Jakie znasz języki?
    What languages do you know?
    Nie znałem wcześniej tego zaklęcia.
    I didn't know this spell before.

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Further reading[edit]

  • znać in Polish dictionaries at PWN