finde

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

finde

  1. Archaic spelling of find.
    • 1604, King James I, A Counter-Blaste to Tobacco[1]:
      [F] The other argument drawen from a mistaken experience, is but the more particular probation of this generall, because it is alleaged to be found true by proofe, that by the taking of Tobacco diuers and very many doe finde themselves cured of diuers diseases as on the other part, no man euer receiued harme thereby.
    • 1616, Alexander Roberts, A Treatise of Witchcraft[2]:
      Which Sea, though it will yeeld good plenty of such like presidents, and we may finde them in authenticall records of Histories, yet I content my selfe with this one.
    • 1663, Samuel Pepys, [3]:
      Strange things are told of this vessel, and he concludes his letter with this position, "I only affirm that the perfection of sayling lies in my principle, finde it out who can."

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse finna (find), from Proto-Germanic *finþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pent- (to go, pass; path, bridge).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

finde (imperative find, present finder, past fandt, past participle n fundet, c funden, pl fundne)

  1. find
  2. think, consider

German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

finde

  1. First-person singular present of finden.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive I of finden.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive I of finden.
  4. Imperative singular of finden.

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

finde

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of findō

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

finde

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of findar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of findar
  3. first-person singular imperative of findar
  4. third-person singular imperative of findar

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A reduction of fin de semana

Noun[edit]

finde m (plural findes)

  1. (colloquial) weekend