Meaning of self-known in English:


Pronunciation /ˌsɛlfˈnəʊn/


  • 1Of a person: that has arrived at a position of self-knowledge; that has come to possess awareness of the nature of his or her own character, abilities, weaknesses, etc. Also with the soul or heart as subject. Now somewhat rare.

  • 2That is known to oneself; that one is aware of.


Late 16th century. From self- + known.