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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

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