wijlen

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch wilen, from Old Dutch wīlon, dative plural of wīla (while). Cognate with English whilom.

Adjective[edit]

wijlen (not comparable)

  1. late, deceased
Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

wijlen

  1. Plural form of wijl (brief period of time)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

wijlen

  1. Plural form of wijl (veil)
  2. Plural form of wijle (veil)