*ken- “know”

SIG, IESSG Alternate forms *G1-n-H3- Proto-IndoEuropean-AfroAsiatic *G1anáH3- trans. g1no:- “recognize, know” Proto-IndoEuropean no:sco “get to know, learn” Latin gignó:sko: Greek égno:n Greek zna-ti “know” Old Chuch Slavonian gno:tós part. “known” Greek no:tus part. “known” Latin jña:tá- part. “known” Sanskrit : *G1-n-H3- Pre-IndoEuropean-AfroAsiatic *génH3- z^enkla-s “sign” Lithuanian *gnH3- reduced > *gn.- kunþs Gothic chund Old High German *G1-d-H3- Pre-IndoEuropean-AfroAsiatic *y-d-H3- Proto-AfroAsiatic (old alternation d/n) (thus Hebrew, Phoenician, Aramaic, Ethiopian) idu: inf. Assyrian HSED 1444: *ken- “know, learn” t_ny “learn” Egyptian Palatalized *k- before a middle vowel (Middle Kingdom) *kyanu- > *kwan- East Chadic konya “knowledge” Mokilko kan- “know” Bidiya Unclear -a- *kan-t-/*kin-t- Agaw kën-ti- “learn” Bilin kin-t- “learn” Xamir kin-t- “learn” Kwara kan-t- “see” Aungi *ken- “know” Highland East Cushitic ken- “know” Hadiya Cf. *kVhan-/*kVhun- “foretell, predict” Semitic khn [-a-, -u-] “foretell, predict” Arabic IS 42: *c´inV “know” Proto-Nostratic IS 163: *kEnV “to know” Proto-Nostratic NMNW kenang “think of something with desire, remember something with compassion” Malay mengenang ngenangkan “accept, eg. in court” see kenan Malay kenal “know (kennen), recognize” Malay kenan “pleasure of” Malay NS 49: *kENV “know” Proto-Nostratic *qe:n “see, know” Sino-Tibatan Back