Енглески

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Middle English owen, aȝen, from Стари Енглески āgen (own, proper, peculiar), originally the past participle of āgan; from Proto-West Germanic *aigan (own), from Proto-Germanic *aiganaz (own), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyḱ- (to have, possess).

Also cognate with Санскрт ईश्वर (īśvará, able to do, capable of; owner, master).

Alternative forms

  • owne (obsolete)
  • 'n (informal contraction)

Adjective

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  1. Belonging to; possessed; acquired; proper to; property of; titled to; held in one's name; under/using the name of. Often marks a possessive determiner as reflexive, referring back to the subject of the clause or sentence.
  2. Not shared.
    When we move into the new house, the kids will each have their own bedroom.
  3. (obsolete) Peculiar, domestic.
  4. (obsolete) Not foreign.
Usage notes
  • Often used for implication of ownership, often with emphasis. In modern usage, it always follows a possessive determiner, or a noun in the possessive case.
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Etymology 2

 
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Википедија

A back-formation from owner, owning and own (adjective). Compare Стари Енглески āgnian, Холандски eigenen, Немачки eignen, Шведски ägna.

Verb

own

  1. (transitive) To have rightful possession of (property, goods or capital); to have legal title to; to acquire a property or asset.
    I own this car.
  2. (transitive) To have recognized political sovereignty over a place, territory, as distinct from the ordinary connotation of property ownership.
    The United States owns Point Roberts by the terms of the Treaty of Oregon.
  3. (transitive) To defeat or embarrass; to overwhelm.
    I will own my enemies.
    If he wins, he will own you.
  4. (transitive) To virtually or figuratively enslave.
  5. (online gaming, slang) To defeat, dominate, or be above, also spelled pwn.
  6. (transitive, computing, slang) To illicitly obtain superuser or root access to a computer system, thereby having access to all of the user files on that system; pwn.
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  7. (intransitive, slang) To be very good.
  8. (intransitive) To admit, concede, grant, allow, acknowledge, confess; not to deny.
  9. (transitive) To admit; concede; acknowledge.
  10. (transitive) To proudly acknowledge; to not be ashamed or embarrassed of.
    • 2014 април 17, Dan Shive, El Goonish Shive (webcomic), Comic for Thursday, Apr 17, 2014:
      "Well, I'm not hiding anymore! I'm owning my girly looks with cute short pink hair!"
  11. (transitive) To take responsibility for.
  12. (transitive) To recognise; acknowledge.
    to own one as a son
  13. (transitive) To claim as one's own.
  14. (intransitive, UK dialectal) To confess.
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Noun

own

  1. (Internet slang) A crushing insult.
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Anagrams

Португалски

Interjection

own

  1. aw (used to express affection)

Quotations

За наводе коришћења овог термина, видите Цитати:own.

Yola

Numeral

own

  1. Alternative form of oan
    • 1927, “ZONG O DHREE YOLA MYTHENS”, in THE ANCIENT DIALECT OF THE BARONIES OF FORTH AND BARGY, COUNTY WEXFORD, line 3:
      Vo no own caars fadere betides
      Whom no one cares what betides,[1]
    • OBSERVATIONS BY THE EDITOR:
      Esholthet own anoree[2]

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