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γιγνώσκω γιγνώσκω is redupl. from root ΓΝΩ, cf. γνῶναι, γνωτός, etc.: so Lat. gnosco. learn to know, to perceive, mark, learn, and in past tenses, to know, c. acc., Hom., etc.:—also to discern, distinguish, ὡς εὖ γιγνώσκηις ἠμὲν θεὸν ἠδὲ καὶ ἄνδρα that thou mayst discern between gods and men, Il.: c. gen., γνώτην ἀλλήλων were aware of each other, Od.; γνῶ χωομένοιο was aware of his being angry, Il.:—c. part., ἔγνων μιν οἰωνὸν ἐόντα perceived that he was a bird of omen, Od.; ἔγνων ἡττημένος I felt that I was beaten, Ar.:—but c. inf., ἵνα γνῶι τρέφειν that he may learn how to keep, Soph. observe, to form a judgment on a matter, to judge or think so and so, Hdt., attic: in dialogue, ἔγνων I understand, Soph.:—Pass. to be pronounced, of a sentence or judgment, Thuc., etc.:— also, to judge, determine, decree that . . , c. acc. et inf., Hdt., etc.

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