See also: wèile

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German wīla, from Proto-Germanic *hwīlō. Cognate with Danish hvile(rest), Old Norse hvíld(rest, pause), Gothic 𐍈𐌴𐌹𐌻𐌰(ƕeila, interval, time period), English while.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Weile f ‎(genitive Weile, plural Weilen, diminutive Weilchen n)

  1. while

Usage notesEdit

The plural is rarely ever used.

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