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Winken

Winken

See also: winken

German

Noun

Winken m

  1. dative plural of Wink

winken

winken

See also: Winken

German

Verb

winken (class 3 strong, third-person singular simple present winkt, past tense winkte, past participle gewinkt or gewunken, auxiliary haben)

  1. to wave
  2. to beckon

Conjugation

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Low German

Etymology

From Middle Low German winken, from Old Saxon winkōn, from Proto-Germanic *winkōną. See also wenken and wanken from the same root. Cognate with German winken, English wink, Dutch wenken.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈwɪŋkən/, /ˈvɪŋkən/

Verb

winken (past singular wunk, past participle wunken, auxiliary verb hebben)

  1. to wave
  2. to beckon

Conjugation

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