emellertid

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

i +‎ medel +‎ tid, at least since 1530: i midhell tidh, same as Danish imidlertid, Middle Low German middeler tit, similar to English meanwhile. Already in the 1580s, the use started to shift from time (= meanwhile) to cause (= however).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

emellertid

  1. (archaic) meanwhile, during the same time
  2. however

Conjunction[edit]

emellertid

  1. (archaic) meanwhile, during the same time
  2. (archaic) until
  3. (archaic) because