winnen

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch winnen, from Old Dutch winnan, from Proto-Germanic *winnaną, from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (to strive, desire, wish, love). Compare Low German winnen, German gewinnen, English win, Norwegian vinne, Swedish vinna.

VerbEdit

winnen (past singular won, past participle gewonnen)

  1. to win, to triumph, to be victorious (in)
  2. to acquire
  3. to extract, to refine, to harvest (from base materials such as ore or crops)

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Low GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German, from Old Saxon winnan, from Proto-Germanic *winnaną, from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (to strive, desire, wish, love). Compare Dutch winnen, German gewinnen, English win, Norwegian vinne, Swedish vinna.

VerbEdit

winnen (past singular wunn, past participle wunnen, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to win

ConjugationEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Low German, from Old Saxon windan, from Proto-Germanic *windaną, from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (to strive, desire, wish, love). Compare German winden, Dutch winden, English wind.

VerbEdit

winnen (past singular wunn, past participle wunnen, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to wind
  2. to wreathe
  3. to winch
  4. to wrest

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch winnan, from Proto-Germanic *winnaną, from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (to strive, desire, wish, love). Compare Low German winnen, German gewinnen, English win, Norwegian vinne, Swedish vinna.

VerbEdit

winnen

  1. to win

ConjugationEdit

Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 21:19