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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Turulingo

wissen oder kennen?

What's the difference?

August 6, 2017

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mr_Eyl

'Wissen' is used for abstract knowledge- that is, knowing facts or how to do things. 'Kennen' is used for knowing people and places.

Nice and simple, which makes a change for German. :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Mr_Eyl

You're welcome!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/slamRN
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If I can substitute familiar with for know then I use kennen. (Hey, ich habe meine erste Formatierung gemacht. :-0) Mr_Eyl, du bekommst definitiv einen Lingot!

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