weylawey

Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: wey‧la‧wey

InterjectionEdit

weylawey

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

DescendantsEdit

  • English: welaway, wellaway (archaic)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ wei-lā̆-wei, interj.” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 15 October 2018.