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Re: Weekly Vocab 6: to know

From:Isaac Penzev <isaacp@...>
Date:Thursday, May 8, 2003, 5:35
Mark J. Reed cazdy:

> but I haven't run across > many who distinguish "to know a fact" from "to know how to do something".
Both Russian and Ukrainian distinguish them. Ru: _znatj_ ~ _umetj_, Uk: _znaty_ ~ _wmity_. ObConlang: I'm not sure if Kumanca will distinguish them in spite of Slavic influence -- all Turkic langs have just one verb _bil_ for that. ~~~~~~Yitzik~~~~~~