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NounEdit

wimmen

  1. Eye dialect spelling of women.
    • 1903, Jack London, The People of the Abyss:
      "But women," I suggested, when he had finished proclaiming booze the sole end of existence.
      "Wimmen!" He thumped his pot upon the bar and orated eloquently. "Wimmen is a thing my edication 'as learnt me t' let alone."

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German wimmen, windemen, from Old High German windemōn, ultimately from Latin vindemiō, itself from vinum + demō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvɪmən/
  • Hyphenation: wim‧men

VerbEdit

wimmen (weak, third-person singular present wimmt, past tense wimmte, past participle gewimmt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (Switzerland, viticulture) to hold/keep a vintage (grape harvest) (clarification of this definition is needed)

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Further readingEdit

  • wimmen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • wimmen” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon