winnen

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Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

winnen (past singular won, past participle gewonnen)

  1. to win, to triumph, to be victorious (in)
  2. to acquire
  3. to extract, to refine, to harvest (from base materials such as ore or crops)

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Low German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

winnen (past singular wunn, past participle wunnen, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to win

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German, from Old Saxon windan, from Proto-Germanic *windaną, from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (to strive, desire, wish, love). Compare German winden, Dutch winden, English wind.

Verb[edit]

winnen (past singular wunn, past participle wunnen, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to wind
  2. to wreathe
  3. to winch
  4. to wrest

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

winnen

  1. to win

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