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- second- and third-person singular present indicative of winnen
- (archaic) plural imperative of winnen
Old High German
From Proto-Germanic *windaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wéh₁n̥ts (“blowing”), present participle of *h₂weh₁- (“to blow”). Akin to Old Saxon wind, Old English wind, Old Norse vindr, Gothic 𐍅𐌹𐌽𐌳𐍃 (winds).