wyn

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See also: Wyn, wŷn, and ŵyn

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

wyn (plural wyns)

  1. Alternative spelling of wynn

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch wijn, from Middle Dutch wijn, from Old Dutch wīn, from Proto-West Germanic *wīn, from Latin vīnum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wyn (plural wyne)

  1. wine

Derived terms[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old English wīn, from Proto-West Germanic *wīn, from Latin vīnum.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wyn (plural wynes)

  1. wine (in food, cooking, medicine, the Eucharist, etc.)
Related terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • English: wine (see there for further descendants)
  • Scots: wyne
References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

wyn (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of wynne (happiness)

Adjective[edit]

wyn (plural and weak singular wynne)

  1. Alternative form of wynne (happy)

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

wyn

  1. Alternative form of winnen (to win)

Etymology 4[edit]

Noun[edit]

wyn

  1. Alternative form of vine (grapevine)

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

wyn

  1. Soft mutation of gwyn (white).

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
gwyn wyn ngwyn unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

West Frisian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Frisian wind, from Proto-West Germanic *wind.

Noun[edit]

wyn c (plural winen, diminutive wyntsje)

  1. wind
Derived terms[edit]
Further reading[edit]
  • wyn (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Frisian wīn, from Proto-West Germanic *wīn, from Latin vīnum.

Noun[edit]

wyn c (plural winen, diminutive wyntsje)

  1. wine
Derived terms[edit]
Further reading[edit]
  • wyn (II)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011