a word from German, literally "art," originally "knowledge, skill," from the root of kennen "to know," können "know how, be able" (see can (v.)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Examples from the Web for kunst
It was published in 1805 by the Kunst- und Industriecomptoir of Vienna.The Life of Ludwig van Beethoven, Volume I (of 3)
Alexander Wheelock Thayer
In the Kunst der Fuge Bach has shown with the utmost clearness how in his opinion the various types of fugue may be classified.
Design and design education in the age of ubiquitous computing, in Kunst Design & Co.The Civilization of Illiteracy
Einbildungskraft wird nur durch Kunst, besonders durch Poesie geregelt.
The following is the article from Goethe's "Kunst und Alterthum," enclosed in this letter.Life of Lord Byron, Vol. IV