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acknowledge
  آدانیدن   
âdânidan

Fr.: reconnaître   

1) To admit to be real or true; recognize the existence, truth, or fact of.
2) To recognize the authority, validity, or claims of.
3) To show or express appreciation or gratitude for (Dictionary.com).

A blend of M.E aknow "admit or show one's knowledge" (from O.E. oncnawan "understand") and M.E. knowlechen "to admit."

Âdânidan, from âdân, from prefix â- + dân present stem of dânestan, → know; cf. Sogd. âzân, azân "to acknowledge, to confess," from prefixed zân, variant of dân.

knowledge
  شناخت   
šenâxt (#)

Fr.: connaissance   

1) All the information, facts, truths, and principles learned throughout time.
2) Acquaintance with facts, truths, or principles, as from study or investigation.

M.E. cnawlece, from O.E. cnawan, cf. O.H.G. bi-chnaan, ir-chnaan "to know;" cognate with Pers. šenâxt, as below.

Šenâxt, past stem of šenâxtan, šenâsidan "to know, discern, distinguish, be acquainted with;" Mid.Pers. šnâxtan, šnâs- "to know, recognize," dânestan "to know;" O.Pers./Av. xšnā- "to know, learn, come to know, recognize;" cf. Skt. jñā- "to recognize, know," jānāti "he knows;" Gk. gignoskein "to know, think, judge;" L. gnoscere, noscere "to come to know" (Fr. connaître; Sp. conocer); O.E. cnawan; E. know; Rus. znat "to know;" PIE base *gno- "to know."