знайомий an acquaintance
Parts of speech

Nouns

знайомство, gen. знайомства - acquaintance, familiarity

 

Adjectives

знайомий, gen. знайомого - an acquaintance (masculine)

знайома, gen. знайомої - an acquaintance (feminine)

знайомі, gen. знайомих - acquaintances (plural)

 

Adverbs

 

 

Verbs

(по)знайомитися (з) - to become acquainted (with), get to know

 

Useful compounds
and collocations

 

Additional information

1. знайомий etc. are not nouns in Ukrainian, they are present participles of the verb знати (to know), formed from its stem знай-. For this reason these words have adjectival endings.

Related words

знати - to know

знання - knowledge

пізнавати, пізнати - to get to know, become familiar with, recognise

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