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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵiǵneh₃-, the reduplicated present stem of *ǵneh₃-, with -σκω (-skō). Cognates include English know, Latin nōscō, Albanian njoh, Old Armenian ծան- (can-, to know), and Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐎴𐎿𐏃𐎡𐎹 (xšnāsāhiy, you shall know).

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VerbEdit

γιγνώσκω (gignṓskō)

  1. I am aware of; I perceive, observe, know, learn
    1. I know, understand
    2. I distinguish, discern
    3. (with genitive) I am aware of something
    4. (followed by relative clauses) I perceive that...
  2. (in prose) I observe, form a judgment, judge, determine, think
    1. (passive, of persons) I am judged guilty
    2. (perfect passive with active sense)
  3. I know carnally, have sex with

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