hwílen
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adjective
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
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hwílen
adj. Lasting only for a time, transitory, brief Uton sibbe tó him on ðás hwílnan tíd hǽlu sécan let us seek in this brief season [the present life] peace and salvation from him, Exon. 97 b; Th. 365, 10; Wal. 87. [O. H. Ger. hwílin temporalis.] v. un-hwílen.
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