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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

wayn (plural wayns)

  1. Obsolete form of wain.
  2. Obsolete form of vein.

AdjectiveEdit

wayn (comparative more wayn, superlative most wayn)

  1. Obsolete form of vain.

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Kom (Cameroon)Edit

NounEdit

wayn (plural woyn)

  1. child, infant

ReferencesEdit

  • Randy Jones, Provisional Kom - English lexicon (2001, Yaoundé, Cameroon)

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English wæġn; derived from Proto-Germanic *wagnaz, from Proto-Indo-European *woǵʰnos.

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NounEdit

wayn (plural waynes)

  1. wain, wagon, cart
  2. A war chariot
  3. A plough or harvester
  4. Ursa Major or Ursa Minor
Related termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • English: wain
  • Scots: wain, wayn, wane
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Northern French waigne, from the Northern French descendant of Vulgar Latin *wadaniō, from Frankish *waithanjan, from Proto-Germanic *waiþanjaną. Compare gayn.

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NounEdit

wayn

  1. benefit, gain
  2. loot, plunder
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