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  • Verb знать
  • Noun знать

знать

verb, imperfective
Partner узнать
very often used word (#40)

Translation

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  • 1.
    know, be aware, be acquainted, have a knowledge, aristocracy, nobility, the elite, evidently, it seems

    know

    Also: be aware, be acquainted, have a knowledge, aristocracy, nobility, the elite, evidently, it seems

Also

Editing translations: Please do not include annotations (e.g. "medicine" or "colloquially") or hints of usage (e.g. "[Acc.]").
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A good example is ручка which looks like
1. pen, ballpoint
2. handle, knob, grip
3. arm
4. arm rest

Usage info

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Examples

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Imperative

play
Singular зна́й
Plural зна́йте

Accents: Mark the accent with a ' character behind the vowel, e.g. ру'чки. Leave out the stress when it is unambiguous, which is when the word contains ё or only one vowel (the vowels are а, я, э, е, ы, и, о, ё, у and ю).

Past

play
male зна́л
female зна́ла
neuter зна́ло
plural зна́ли

Accents: Mark the accent with a ' character behind the vowel, e.g. ру'чки. Leave out the stress when it is unambiguous, which is when the word contains ё or only one vowel (the vowels are а, я, э, е, ы, и, о, ё, у and ю).

Present / Future

Present
Future
я зна́ю бу́ду знать
ты зна́ешь бу́дешь знать
он/она́/оно́ зна́ет бу́дет знать
мы зна́ем бу́дем знать
вы зна́ете бу́дете знать
они́ зна́ют бу́дут знать

Related words

знать

noun, female, inanimate
very often used word (#40)

Translation

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  • 1.
    nobility, noble people

    nobility

    Also: noble people

Also

Editing translations: Please do not include annotations (e.g. "medicine" or "colloquially") or hints of usage (e.g. "[Acc.]").
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A good example is ручка which looks like
1. pen, ballpoint
2. handle, knob, grip
3. arm
4. arm rest

Usage info

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Examples

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Declension

This noun exists in singular form only
Singular
Plural
Nom. Nominative зна́ть -
Gen. Genitive зна́ти -
Dat. Dative зна́ти -
Acc. Accusative зна́ть -
Inst. Instrumental зна́тью -
Prep. Prepositional зна́ти -

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Accents: Mark the accent with a ' character behind the vowel, e.g. ру'чки. Leave out the stress when it is unambiguous, which is when the word contains ё or only one vowel (the vowels are а, я, э, е, ы, и, о, ё, у and ю).

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