wenden

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *wenden, from Proto-Germanic *wandijaną. Compare German wenden, English wend, Danish vende.

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wenden (past singular wendde, past participle gewend)

  1. (transitive) to direct oneself, turn
    hij wendde zich tot de overheid - he turned to the authorities
  2. (intransitive) (nautical) to come about
    klaar om te wenden? ree! - ready to come about? hard to lee!

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wenden

  1. plural past indicative and subjunctive of wennen

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wenten, from Proto-Germanic *wandijaną. Akin to Dutch wenden, English wend, Danish vende), Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌽𐌳𐌾𐌰𐌽 (wandjan).

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wenden (irregular, third-person singular simple present wendet, past tense wandte or wendete, past participle gewandt or gewendet, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive, only prefixed) to spend (some resource); to devote
  2. (transitive, intransitive or reflexive) to turn, turn around
    sich an jemanden wenden — “to turn to someone”, “to consult someone”

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Conjugation with Rückumlaut

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English wendan.

Verb[edit]

wenden (third-person singular simple present wendeth, present participle wendende, simple past and past participle wended)

  1. to travel; to go

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Old English[edit]

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wenden

  1. Present subjunctive plural form of wendan

Zazaki[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: wen‧den

wen +‎ -den.

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wenden (third-person singular simple present wen)

  1. to read
  2. to study