finden

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Dutch Low Saxon[edit]

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finden

  1. to find

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vinden, from Old High German findan, from Proto-Germanic *finþaną, from Proto-Indo-European *pent- (to go, pass; path, bridge). Compare Low German finden, Dutch vinden, English find, Danish finde.

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finden (class 3 strong, third-person singular simple present findet, past tense fand, past participle gefunden, past subjunctive fände, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to find; to discover
  2. (transitive, with a noun phrase and a predicate adjective) to think that (something) is (a certain way); to consider (something) to be (a certain way); to find
  3. (intransitive) to find one’s way

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English findan.

Verb[edit]

finden(third-person singular simple present findeth, present participle findende, simple past fond, funde, past participle funden, yfunden)

  1. (transitive) to find; to discover

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