Weile

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wīla, from Proto-Germanic *hwīlō. Cognate with Danish hvile (rest), Old Norse hvíld (rest, pause), Gothic 𐍈𐌴𐌹𐌻𐌰 (ƕeila, interval, time period), English while.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Weile f (genitive Weile, plural Weilen, diminutive Weilchen n)

  1. while

Usage notes[edit]

The plural is rarely ever used.

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