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 yen2), 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.