winne

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Old English wynn (joy, delight, pleasure), from Proto-Germanic *wunjō (joy, desire), from Proto-Indo-European *wun-, *wenǝ- (to wish, desire, love). Cognate with Scots win, wind (pleasure, joy), German Wonne (bliss, joy, delight), Danish ynde (grace). See also winly, winsome.

Noun[edit]

winne (plural winnes)

  1. (obsolete) Joy; delight; pleasure.

Adjective[edit]

winne (comparative more winne, superlative most winne)

  1. (obsolete) Enjoyable; delightful.

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Verb[edit]

winne

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of winnen