iffen

[if-uh n]
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conjunction Dialect.


Nearby words

  1. ifad,
  2. ifalp,
  3. ifc,
  4. ife,
  5. iff,
  6. iffy,
  7. ifn,
  8. ifni,
  9. ifp,
  10. ifr

Origin of iffen

1930–35; if + -en, of uncertain origin, perhaps an2 (hence a variant of archaic an if) or in’ (see -ing2), extracted from conjunctional uses of considering, excepting, etc.; cf. gin5

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