won

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See also: Won, wón, and woń

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

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won

  1. simple past tense and past participle of win

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old English wunian. Cognate with Dutch wonen, German wohnen.

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won (third-person singular simple present wons, present participle woning, simple past and past participle wond)

  1. (archaic or obsolete, regional) To live, remain.
  2. (archaic or obsolete, regional) To be accustomed to do something.

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Korean (, won), from Sinitic (yuán, “circle” > “round coin”) referring to the piece of eight (compare yen and yuan).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

won (plural won)

  1. The currency of Korea, worth 100 jun in North Korea and 100 jeon in South Korea.
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Chuukese[edit]

Preposition[edit]

won

  1. on

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔn

Verb[edit]

won

  1. singular past indicative of winnen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Korean (won) ().

Noun[edit]

won m (plural wons)

  1. won (unit of currency)

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Korean (, won).

Noun[edit]

won (plural won)

  1. The currency of Korea, worth 100 jun in North Korea and 100 jeon in South Korea.

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

won

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ウォン

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

won m sg

  1. Superseded spelling of wón.

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

won (plural wones)

  1. Alternative form of wone (dwelling)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

won (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of wone (course)

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

won

  1. Alternative form of wone

Etymology 4[edit]

Adverb[edit]

won

  1. (Early Middle English) Alternative form of whon

Etymology 5[edit]

Noun[edit]

won (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of wane (deprivation)

Etymology 6[edit]

Adjective[edit]

won

  1. Alternative form of wane

Etymology 7[edit]

Adjective[edit]

won

  1. Alternative form of wan

Etymology 8[edit]

Noun[edit]

won (plural wones)

  1. Alternative form of wone (custom)

Etymology 9[edit]

Noun[edit]

won (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of wane (woeful state)

Etymology 10[edit]

Verb[edit]

won (third-person singular simple present woneth, present participle wonende, simple past and past participle woned)

  1. Alternative form of wonden

Etymology 11[edit]

Numeral[edit]

won

  1. (Late Middle English) Alternative form of on

Etymology 12[edit]

Adverb[edit]

won

  1. (southern West Midlands) Alternative form of whanne

Conjunction[edit]

won

  1. (southern West Midlands) Alternative form of whanne

Etymology 13[edit]

Verb[edit]

won

  1. Alternative form of wonen (to dwell)

Etymology 14[edit]

Verb[edit]

won

  1. Alternative form of wounden: past participle of winden

Etymology 15[edit]

Verb[edit]

won

  1. Alternative form of wanne: singular simple past of winnen
  2. Alternative form of wonnen: past participle of winnen

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

won m (plural wones)

  1. won (unit of currency)