German word Kunst comes from Proto-Indo-European *ǵenh₃-.
Kunst detailed word origin explanation
|*ǵenh₃- || Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) || |
|*kunnaną || Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) ||To know how, to be able to. To know, to be familiar with, to recognise. |
|kunnan || Old High German (goh) || |
|kunnen, künnen || Middle High German (gmh) || |
|können || German (deu) ||(auxiliary, with an infinitive, past participle: “können”) To be able (to do something); can.. (auxiliary, with an infinitive, past participle: “können”) To be allowed (to do something); to be permitted (to do something); may.. (intransitive, colloquial, usually in negation) to be possible, to make sense. (intransitive, past participle: “gekonnt”) To be able to do something implied; can.. [...] |
|Kunst || German (deu) ||(now, _, chiefly, as the first part of compound words) something artificially created or manufactured, as opposed to something natural. Art. |