cunoscut etymology

Romanian word cunoscut comes from Latin nosco, Latin re-, Latin con-, and later Old French reconoistre (To recognize.)

Detailed word origin of cunoscut

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
nosco Latin (lat) I know, recognize, am acquainted with, i.e.; in possession of knowledge.
re- Latin (lat) Again; prefix added to various words to indicate an action being done again, or like the other usages indicated above under English.. Back, backwards.
con- Latin (lat) Used in compounds to indicate a being or bringing together of several objects. Used in compounds to indicate the completeness, perfecting of any act, and thus gives intensity to the signification of the simple word.
cognoscere Latin (lat)
recognoscere Latin (lat)
reconoistre Old French (fro) To recognize.
reconnoistre Old French (fro) To recognize.
recongnoistre Middle French (frm) To recognize.
reconnaître French (fra) To admit. To recognise (something or someone that one has encountered before).
cunoaște Romanian (ron) (reflexive) to be acquainted. (transitive) to know (a person).
cunoscut Romanian (ron) Acquaintance Known. Recognized. Well-known, renowned.

Words with the same origin as cunoscut

Descendants of nosco
bancnotă cognomen cunoaște cunoscător cunoștință nobil notare notație notă
Descendants of re-
aresta ramas rece reclamă reduce redus religie repara repeta replica reprezenta respecta respira retrage revedea reveni rezista rezolva răceală răcoare rămas rămâne răspunde răspuns
Descendants of con-
acoperi ascuns coleg comanda compara complet comporta comun concurs conduce condus conexiune confuz confuzie consiliu conta continuu convinge costa costum culca cumpăra cuplu cuvânt