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CimbrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German vinden, from Old High German findan, from Proto-Germanic *finþaną (to find, discover). Cognate with German finden, Dutch vinden, English find, Icelandic finna.

VerbEdit

bènnan (strong class 3, third-person singular present indicative binnet, past participle gabunnet, auxiliary haban)

  1. (Sette Comuni) to find
    Bèar binnet haltet.Finders, keepers. (literally, “Whoever finds holds.”)

ReferencesEdit

  • “bènnan” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo