To complain or protest with a whine or as if with a whine.
To move with a whining sound.
To utter with the sound of a whine.
From Middle English whynen, hwinen, whinen, from Old English hwīnan, from Proto-West Germanic *hwīnan, from Proto-Germanic *hwīnaną, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱwey-. Cognate with Old Norse hvína, whence Icelandic hvína, Norwegian hvine, Swedish vina, and Danish hvine.
Despite the strong similarity in sound and meaning, not related with German weinen, Dutch wenen, from *wainōną (for which see dialectal ween#Etymology 3).
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