willian

See also: Willian

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *willjan .Equivalent to willa +‎ -ian.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈwil.li.ɑn/, [ˈwiɫ.ɫi.ɑn]

VerbEdit

willian

  1. to will

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DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: willen (merged with descendant of willan)

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *willjan.

VerbEdit

willian

  1. to want
    an thiu thie sea an them landæ libbian uueldin - because they would be willing to live on the land (Genesis, verse 305)
    thoh hi thurh minnea godes manno huilicumu uuilleandi fargeƀe uuateres drinkan — though he would forgive that one of God's men drank water by love (Heliand, verse 1965)
    huuat uuilis thu is thanna, fro mîn, duoan — what do you want is then, my Lord, to act (Genesis, verse 300)

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