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.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /znat͡ɕ/
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Verb[edit]

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

Upper Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *znati, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵneh₃-.

Verb[edit]

znać

  1. to know