gewinnen

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

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  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈvɪnn̩/
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gewinnen (class 3 strong, third-person singular simple present gewinnt, past tense gewann, past participle gewonnen, past subjunctive gewänne, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive or intransitive) to win; to gain
  2. (transitive) to win over

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Etymology[edit]

From ge- +‎ winnen.

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gewinnen

  1. to win, obtain, acquire

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