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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan [Term?] (compare Sanskrit जानाति (jānāti)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian [Term?] (compare Avestan 𐬰𐬀𐬥𐬄𐬥 (zanąn), Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐎴𐎠𐎿𐎠𐏃𐎹 (xšnāsāhiy) (Persian شناختن (šenâxtan)), Kurdish zanîn, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵneh₃- (to know) (compare Old Church Slavonic знати (znati), English know).

VerbEdit

जानाति

  1. to know
  2. to understand, comprehend
  3. to notice

SanskritEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-Aryan *jānáHti, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *ĵānáHti, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵn̥néh₃ti (to know).

Cognate to Avestan 𐬰𐬀𐬥𐬄𐬥 (zanąn), Old Persian 𐎧𐏁𐎴𐎠𐎿𐎠𐏃𐎹 (xšnāsāhiy), Old Church Slavonic знати (znati), English know.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Vedic) IPA(key): /d͡ʑɑː.n̪ɑ́ː.t̪i/
  • (Classical) IPA(key): /d͡ʑɑːˈn̪ɑː.t̪i/
  • VerbEdit

    जानाति (jānā́ti) (root ज्ञा, class 9 P)

    1. to know, have knowledge, become acquainted with
    2. to perceive, apprehend, understand, experience, recognize, ascertain, investigate
    3. to know as, know or perceive that, regard or consider as
      1. (with मृषा (mṛṣā)) to consider as untrue
    4. to acknowledge, approve, allow
    5. to recognize as one's own, take possession of
    6. to visit as a friend
    7. to remember
    8. to engage in
    9. to make known, announce, teach anything
    10. to inform any one (with genitive) that
    11. to request, ask
    12. to wish to know or become acquainted with or learn, investigate, examine
    13. to wish for information about
    14. to conjecture

    DescendantsEdit

    ReferencesEdit

    • Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary, page 425