wien

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Limburgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch wijn, from Old Dutch wīn, from Proto-Germanic *wīną.

Noun[edit]

wien m

  1. wine

Inflection[edit]

Inflection
Root singular Root plural Diminutive singular Diminutive plural
Nominative wien wiene wienke wienkes
Genitive wiens wiene wienkes wienkes
Locative wienes wieneser wienke wienkes
Dative¹  ?  ?  ?  ?
Accusative¹ wien  ?  ?  ?
  • Dative and accusative are nowadays obsolete, use nominative instead.

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hwanǭ, accusative of Proto-Germanic *hwaz. Compare German wen (accusative of wer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

wien

  1. (interrogative) who, whom
  2. (relative) who, whoever, whom

Usage notes[edit]

  • wien is the nominative and accusative form. In the dative case, use wiem.
  • Due to the Eifeler Regel, the final -n is lost before all consonants other than <d>, <h>, <n>, <t> and <z>.

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch wīen, from Proto-Germanic *wīhijaną.

Verb[edit]

wiën

  1. to bless, to sanctify
  2. to consecrate
  3. to dedicate

Inflection[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • wiën”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • wiën”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929