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It Has 4 letters ( w h e n )         1 vowels ( e )         3 consonants ( w h n )         Word on the contrary nehw

Which the Definition/Meaning of when in categoryENGLISH - PRONOUN
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English - Pronoun

WHEN * (interrogative) What time; which time _Since WHEN do I need your permission?_ TRANSLATIONS

when

  1. (interrogative) What time; which time
    Since when do I need your permission?

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Which the Definition/Meaning of when in categoryENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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From Middle English _when(ne)_, _whan(ne)_, from Old English _hwenne_, _hwænne_, _hwonne_ (“when”), from Proto-Germanic _*hwannē_ (“at what time, when”), from Proto-Indo-European _*kʷo-_, _*kʷi-_ (“interrogative base”). Cognate with Dutch _wanneer_ (“when”) and _wen_ (“when, if”), Low German _wannehr_ (“when”), _wann_ (“when”) and _wenn_ (“if, when”), German _wann_ (“when”) and _wenn_ (“when, if”), Gothic

From Middle English when(ne), whan(ne), from Old English hwenne, hwænne, hwonne (when), from Proto-Germanic *hwannē (at what time, when), from Proto-Indo-European *kʷo-, *kʷi- (interrogative base). Cognate with Dutch wanneer (when) and wen (when, if), Low German wannehr (when), wann (when) and wenn (if, when), German wann (when) and wenn (when, if), Gothic

Which the Definition/Meaning of when in categoryENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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* (General American) enPR: hwĕn, wĕn, IPA(key): /ʍɛn/, /wɛn/ * (_pin_–_pen_ merger) IPA(key): /ʍɪn/, /wɪn/ * (Ireland, Scotland) enPR: hwĕn, IPA(key): /ʍɛn/ * (Received Pronunciation) enPR: wĕn, IPA(key): /wɛn/ * (in accents without the "wine-whine" merger) * (in accents with the "wine-whine" merger) * (in accents with the "wine-whine" merger) * Rhymes: -ɛn * Homophone: wen (in accents with the wine-whine merger), win (in accents with the wine-whine merger) (pin-pen merger)

Which the Definition/Meaning of when in categoryENGLISH - ADVERB
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WHEN (_not comparable_) * (interrogative) Used to introduce questions about time. _WHEN will they arrive_? * Used to introduce indirect questions about time. _Do you know WHEN they arrived?_ _Do you know WHEN they will arrive?_ _Do you know WHEN they arrive?_ * At an earlier and less prosperous time. _He's mister high and mighty now, but I remember him WHEN._ TRANSLATIONS

when (not comparable)

  1. (interrogative) Used to introduce questions about time.
    When will they arrive?
  2. Used to introduce indirect questions about time.
    Do you know when they arrived?
    Do you know when they will arrive?
    Do you know when they arrive?
  3. At an earlier and less prosperous time.
    He's mister high and mighty now, but I remember him when.

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Which the Definition/Meaning of when in categoryENGLISH - CONJUNCTION
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WHEN * At what time. _They were told WHEN to sleep._ * 1914, Louis Joseph Vance, _Nobody_, chapter III: Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps WHEN, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear. * At such time as. _I’m happiest WHEN I’m working._ * As soon as. _I’ll do it WHEN I get the time._ * At a time in the past. _It was raining WHEN I came yesterday._ DERIVED TERMS * whenwe TRANSLATIONS

when

  1. At what time.
    They were told when to sleep.
  2. At such time as.
    I’m happiest when I’m working.
  3. As soon as.
    I’ll do it when I get the time.
  4. At a time in the past.
    It was raining when I came yesterday.

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Which the Definition/Meaning of when in categoryENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

WHEN (_plural_ WHENS) * The time. _A good article will cover the who, the what, the WHEN, the where, the why and the how_. TRANSLATIONS

when (plural whens)

  1. The time.
    A good article will cover the who, the what, the when, the where, the why and the how.

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Which the Definition/Meaning of when in categoryENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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English - See Also

* since when

Which the Definition/Meaning of when in categoryENGLISH - INTERJECTION
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English - Interjection

WHEN * That's enough, a command to stop adding something, especially an ingredient of food or drink. TRANSLATIONS

when

  1. That's enough, a command to stop adding something, especially an ingredient of food or drink.

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Which the Definition/Meaning of when in categoryENGLISH - DERIVED TERMS
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English - Derived Terms

* whenever

Which the Definition/Meaning of when in categoryENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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English - Anagrams

* hewn


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