Jakin 1

40. Jakin 1

Jakin: to be certain or sure about something, to know a fact or how to do something

  • Jakin, in the present tense has the pattern of
  • the prefix da- +
  • a stem of -ki/kizki- (single/plural objects) +
  • the endings of-t, -zu, -, -gu, -zue, -te
  • nik dakit/ dakizkit
  • zuk dakizu/ dakizkizu
  • hark daki/ dakizki
  • guk dakigu/dakizkigu
  • zuek dakizue/ dakizkizue
  • haiek dakite/ dakizkite
  • Note: verbs like jakin often take the affirmative prefix ba- when they are not negative
  • nik badakit – I know it
  • nik ez dakit – I don’t know it
  • You can also use the word “nola” with Jakin to say you know how to do something.
  • Nik nola irakurri badakit. I know how to read.

Jakin 1

  • nik dakit: I know (it)
  • zuk dakizu: you know (it)
  • hark daki: he/she knows (it)
  • guk dakigu: we know (it)
  • zuek dakizue: you (plural) know (it)
  • haiek dakite: they know (it)
  • gidatzen: to drive

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