nylle

nylle
s (-t, -n) VARD

Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok. 2015.

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  • nylle — …   Useful english dictionary

  • nyllan — modal v/i + infinitive 3rd pres nylle past nolde ptp genollen? to be unwilling; refuse, prevent; not to want to …   Old to modern English dictionary

  • nill — (v.) O.E. nylle, nelle to be unwilling, from ne no (see NO (Cf. no)) + WILL (Cf. will) (v.). Often paired with will; the construction in nill he, will he, once common, attested from c.1300, surviving principally in WILLY NILLY (Cf. willy nilly),… …   Etymology dictionary

  • willy-nilly — /wɪli ˈnɪli / (say wilee nilee) adverb 1. willingly or unwillingly; regardless of someone s desires: *there was certainty and uncertainty, and most of all a sense of hurtling willy nilly into something so extraordinary, so risky, and so filled… …  

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