overwinnen etymology

Dutch word overwinnen comes from Dutch winnen, Dutch over

Detailed word origin of overwinnen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
winnen Dutch (nld) (transitive) to acquire. (transitive) to extract, to refine, to harvest (from base materials such as ore or crops). (transitive, or, intransitive) to win, to triumph, to be victorious (in).
over Dutch (nld) About, concerning. Over (in compounds) excessively, more than. (postpositional) over (implying motion). Over, above. Passing by, going away. Remaining, left over.
overwinnen Dutch (nld) Conquer, vanquish. Defeat, crush, overcome. Surmount, get over.

Words with the same origin as overwinnen

Descendants of winnen
broodwinning kostwinner onoverwinnelijk winnaar winnares winning winst winstgevend winstoogmerk