weylawey

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English wā lā wā, weg-lā-weg, wei-lā-wei, wī-lā-wei.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: wey‧la‧wey

Interjection[edit]

weylawey

  1. A general interjection expressing distress, regret, or sorrow: alack, alas, lackaday.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: welaway, wellaway (archaic)

References[edit]

  1. ^ wei-lā̆-wei, interj.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.