Wind

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wint, from Proto-Germanic *windaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wéh₁n̥ts (blowing), present participle of *h₂weh₁- (to blow). Compare Dutch wind, English wind, Danish vind, Gothic 𐍅𐌹𐌽𐌳𐍃 (winds).

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Noun[edit]

Wind m (genitive Windes or Winds, plural Winde, diminutive Windchen n)

  1. wind; movement of air usually caused by convection or differences of air pressure

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External links[edit]

  • Wind in Duden online

Low German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon wind, from Proto-Germanic *windaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wéh₁n̥ts (blowing), present participle of *h₂weh₁- (to blow). Compare German Wind, Dutch wind, English wind, Danish vind, Gothic 𐍅𐌹𐌽𐌳𐍃 (winds).

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Noun[edit]

Wind m (plural Winn or Winnen)

  1. wind; movement of air usually caused by convection or differences of air pressure

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