hwílum
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Adverb
Related §§ in Wright's OE Grammar:
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
hwílum
hwílon; dat. pl. as adv. At times, for a time, sometimes, whilome Hwílon ic dyde swá aliquando feci sic ... Dudum gefyrn, quondam hwílon, and olim getácniaþ þreó tída, forþgewitene and andwerde and tówerde, Ælfc. Gr. 38; Som. 39, 62-4. Ic wiste ðæt ðú hwílon lufodest God scivi te aliquando amasse Deum, 24; Som. 25, 9. Ða ðe on horsum hwílon wǽron qui ascenderunt equos, Ps. Th. 75, 5. Hwílum tó gebede feóllon sometimes they fell to praying, Cd. 37; Th. 48, 18; Gen. 777: 38; Th. 50, 17; Gen. 810. Hí hwílum gelýfaþ qui ad tempus credunt, Lk. Skt. 8, 13. Hwílon ǽr wé wǽron hér and bohton ús hwǽte jam ante descendimus, ut emeremus escas, Gen. 43, 20. Ic secge ðæt ic hwílon ǽr forsúwode I say what I sometime before passed over in silence, Boutr. Scrd. 18, 27. Hwílan ǽr, Bt. Met. Fox 29, 106; Met. 29, 53. Hwílum on áne healfe hwílum on ǽlce healfe now on one side, now on every side, Chr. 891; Erl. 88, 20. Ða hálgan láreówas hwílon sprecaþ be ðam Ælmihtigan Fæder and his Sunu, hwílon swutollíce embe ðære Hálgan Ðrynnesse, Homl. Th. ii. 56, 26: Cd. 216; Th. 273, 7-12; Sat. 132-5. [O. Sax. hwílun: O. H. Ger. hwílon paulatim, nunc; hwílom ... hwílom modo ... modo: M. H. Ger. wílont. Grff. iv. 1225: Ger. weiland formerly.]
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