wil

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch willen.

Verb[edit]

wil (present wil, past wou, past participle gewil)

  1. to want

Usage notes[edit]

This is an auxiliary verb and may be translated thus in English, as "would like to". There is also a nonstandard past participle sometimes used in colloquial speech, gewou.

Noun[edit]

wil (uncountable)

  1. will

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wil m (uncountable, diminutive willetje n)

  1. want

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

wil

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of willen
  2. imperative of willen

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Old English[edit]

Noun[edit]

wil n

  1. wile, trick or device

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

wil

  1. head