German edit

Etymology edit

From Middle High German wonen, from Old High German wonēn, from Proto-Germanic *wunāną, from Proto-Indo-European *wenh₁- (to wish, love).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvoːnən/
  • (Germany)
  • (Germany)
  • (Austria)
  • Rhymes: -oːnən

Verb edit

wohnen (weak, third-person singular present wohnt, past tense wohnte, past participle gewohnt, auxiliary haben)

  1. (intransitive) to live, reside, dwell (to remain or be settled permanently, or for a considerable time)
  2. (intransitive) to stay (to remain in a place for a definite or short period of time)

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Further reading edit

  • wohnen” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • wohnen” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • wohnen” in Duden online
  • wohnen” in