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See also: Willen
Conjugation of willen (irregular)
- Wou/wouden is often used in the past tense, depending on the region, but mostly in spoken language. In written language, wilde/wilden is preferred by many, although wou/wouden is recognized as correct standard Dutch.
um ... willen
- for the sake of
Note: an object between "um" and "willen" must be in the genitive case.