whenas

[ hwen-az, wen-, hwuh n-, wuh n- ]
/ ʰwɛnˈæz, wɛn-, ʰwən-, wən- /

conjunction

Archaic.
  1. when.
  2. inasmuch as.
Obsolete. whereas.

Origin of whenas

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at when, as1
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whenas

/ (wɛnˈæz) /

conjunction

archaic
  1. when; whenever
  2. inasmuch as; while
obsolete whereas; although
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