whatsoever etymology

English word whatsoever comes from English what, English soever

Detailed word origin of whatsoever

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what English (eng) (countable) Something that is addressed by what, as opposed to a person, addressed by who.. (countable) The identity of a thing, as an answer to a question of what.. (obsolete, uncountable) Something; thing; stuff. (British, colloquial, dated) ?. An expression of surprise or disbelief.. Response that enquires what the asker desires (usually said unhappily).. What did you say? I beg your [...]
soever English (eng) (archaic) In any fashion, of any kind; used for emphasis after words such as how, what, which etc.
whatsoever English (eng) In any way; at all.. Whatever. (obsolete) whatever.

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