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See also: Won, wón, and woń

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won

  1. simple past tense and past participle of win

Etymology 2Edit

From Old English wunian. Cognate with Dutch wonen, German wohnen.

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won (third-person singular simple present wons, present participle woning, simple past and past participle wond)

  1. (archaic or obsolete, regional) live, remain.
    • 1600, Edward Fairfax, The Jerusalem Delivered of Tasso, XII, xxxiii:
      I long'd to leave this wand'ring pilgrimage,
      And in my native soil again to won.
  2. (archaic or obsolete, regional) be accustomed to do something.

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Korean (won) ().

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won (plural won)

  1. The currency of Korea, making 100 jun in North Korea and 100 jeon in South Korea.
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won

  1. singular past indicative of winnen

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Korean (won) ().

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won m (plural wons)

  1. won (unit of currency)