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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch cunnan, from Proto-Germanic *kunnaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵneh₃-.

VerbEdit

connen

  1. to know, to be familiar with, to understand
  2. (of a language) to speak
  3. (auxiliary) can, to be able to, to have the ability to

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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Further readingEdit

  • connen”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • connen”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929