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
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of wijlen
uninflected wijlen
inflected wijlen
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial wijlen
indefinite m./f. sing. wijlen
n. sing. wijlen
plural wijlen
definite wijlen
partitive

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

wijlen

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

Noun[edit]

wijlen

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

Middle Dutch[edit]

Adverb[edit]

wijlen

  1. Alternative spelling of wilen