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קענען

YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

A conflation of Old High German kennan (to know) and kunnan (to be able to), from Proto-Germanic *kannijaną (to make known) and *kunnaną (to know). Compare German kennen (to know) and können (to be able to). Cognate to English ken and can, and more distantly know.

VerbEdit

קענען (kenen), past participle געקענט (gekent)

  1. to know
  2. to be able to, can

ConjugationEdit