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EnglishEdit

VerbEdit

wil

  1. Obsolete spelling of will

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch willen, from Middle Dutch willen, from Old Dutch willen, from Proto-Germanic *wiljaną, from Proto-Indo-European *welh₁-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. to want

Usage notesEdit

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.

NounEdit

wil (uncountable)

  1. will

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋɪl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: wil
  • Rhymes: -ɪl

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch wille, from Old Dutch willo. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

wil m (uncountable, diminutive willetje n)

  1. want
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

wil

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

Old EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

wil n

  1. wile, trick or device

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch wiel.

NounEdit

wil

  1. wheel

Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English wheel.

NounEdit

wil

  1. wheel

UnamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

wil

  1. head