intransitive verbwonned, won′ning
Origin of wonMiddle English wonen from Old English wunian: see wont
Origin of wonKorean from Chinese yüan, round, yuan
intransitive verbwonned, won·ning, wons Archaic
Origin of wonMiddle English wonen from Old English wunian ; see wen-1 in Indo-European roots.
Origin of wonKorean won ( loan translation of Japanese en round coin, yen, using the Korean pronunciation of the Chinese character with which the Japanese word is written ; see yen 2. ) from Early Middle Chinese wian round
- Simple past tense and past participle of win.
- Past participle of win, from Old English winnan.
(third-person singular simple present wons, present participle woning, simple past and past participle wond)
Korean ì› (won) (åœ“).
won - Investment & Finance Definition
The currency unit of South Korea, comprised of 100 chon, and North Korea, comprised of 100 chon.