Appendix:Proto-Germanic/kunnaną

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This entry contains Proto-Germanic reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Proto-GermanicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵn̥néh₃-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

*kunnaną

  1. to know, to be familiar with, to recognise
  2. to know how, to be able to

ConjugationEdit

Usage notesEdit

The main distinction between *kunnaną and *maganą is that the former deals with one's own capabilities, whereas the latter indicates ability due to favourable circumstances not under one's control.

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Last modified on 3 August 2013, at 14:58