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Verb edit

finde

  1. Archaic spelling of find.
    • 1604, King James I, A Counter-Blaste to Tobacco[1]:
      [F] The other argument drawen from a mistaken experience, is but the more particular probation of this generall, because it is alleaged to be found true by proofe, that by the taking of Tobacco diuers and very many doe finde themselves cured of diuers diseases as on the other part, no man euer receiued harme thereby.
    • 1616, Alexander Roberts, A Treatise of Witchcraft[2]:
      Which Sea, though it will yeeld good plenty of such like presidents, and we may finde them in authenticall records of Histories, yet I content my selfe with this one.
    • 1663, Samuel Pepys, (Please provide the book title or journal name)[3]:
      Strange things are told of this vessel, and he concludes his letter with this position, "I only affirm that the perfection of sayling lies in my principle, finde it out who can."

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Danish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Danish finnæ, from Old Norse finna (find), from Proto-Germanic *finþaną. Cognate with English find and German finden.

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

finde (imperative find, infinitive at finde, present tense finder, past tense fandt, perfect tense har fundet)

  1. to find
  2. to think, consider (with a noun clause)
  3. (passive voice) to exist - see findes

Conjugation edit

Galician edit

Etymology 1 edit

A reduction of fin de semana

Noun edit

finde m (plural findes)

  1. (colloquial) weekend
    Synonym: fin de semana f

Etymology 2 edit

Verb edit

finde

  1. inflection of findar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

German edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɪndə/
  • (file)

Verb edit

finde

  1. inflection of finden:
    1. first-person singular present
    2. first/third-person singular subjunctive I
    3. singular imperative

Latin edit

Verb edit

finde

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of findō

Portuguese edit

Etymology 1 edit

Ellipsis of fim de semana.

Noun edit

finde m (plural findes)

  1. (colloquial, Brazil) weekend
    Synonym: fim de semana

Etymology 2 edit

Verb edit

finde

  1. inflection of findar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative

Spanish edit

Etymology edit

Ellipsis of fin de semana.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfinde/ [ˈfĩn̪.d̪e]
  • Rhymes: -inde
  • Syllabification: fin‧de

Noun edit

finde m (plural findes)

  1. (colloquial) weekend
    Synonym: fin de semana

Further reading edit