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3 letters words from 'ewe'

EEW 6EWE 6
WEE 6 

2 letters words from 'ewe'

EE 2EW 5
WE 5 

All 3 letters words made out of ewe

ewe wee eew eew wee ewe

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Definitions and meaning of ewe

ewe

Etymology

From Middle English ewe, from Old English ēowu, from Proto-Germanic *awiz (compare Old English ēow (sheep), West Frisian ei, Dutch ooi, German Aue), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ówis (sheep) (compare Old Irish , Latin ovis, Tocharian B ā(ᵤ)w, Lithuanian avìs (ewe)).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /juː/
  • (Ireland) IPA(key): /joː/
  • Rhymes: -uː
  • Homophones: eau, u, yew, you (in almost all dialects)
  • Homophone: yo (Ireland)
  • Homophones: hew, hue, Hugh (in h-dropping dialects)

Noun

ewe (plural ewes)

  1. A female sheep, as opposed to a ram.
    Antonym: ram

Synonyms

  • yowe, yeo, yoe, yow (archaic, dialectal, Britain, Scotland)

Translations

See also

  • hog
  • ram
  • shearling
  • teg
  • wether

Anagrams

  • eew, wee

Chuukese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /eweɪ/

Article

ewe (plural ekkewe)

  1. the (singular)

Usage notes

When used with a possessive, the word used is we.


Finnish

Noun

ewe

  1. Ewe (member of a West African ethnic group)
  2. Ewe (language)
  3. Used also adjectivally with a hyphen or in genitive plural
    ewe-kulttuuri; ewejen kulttuuri
    Ewe culture
    ewe-kansa
    Ewe people
    ewejen kieli
    Ewe language
  4. In plural (ewet), the Ewe (ethnic group)

Declension


Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch ēwa, from Proto-Germanic *aiwaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eyu- (vital force).

Noun

êwe f

  1. era
  2. eternity
  3. moral law
  4. nature

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative forms

  • êeu

Descendants

  • Dutch: eeuw
    • Afrikaans: eeu
  • Limburgish: ieuw

Further reading

  • “ewe”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929) , “ewe”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English ēowu, from Proto-Germanic *awiz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ówis.

Alternative forms

  • awe, ouwe, eu, yowe, yeue

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈiu̯(ə)/, /ˈjiu̯(ə)/
  • Rhymes: -iu̯(ə)

Noun

ewe (plural ewen)

  1. ewe (female sheep)
Descendants
  • English: ewe
  • Scots: yowe, yhow
References
  • “eue (n.(1))” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-04-10.

Etymology 2

Noun

ewe

  1. Alternative form of ew

Middle High German

Alternative forms

  • ē

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *aiwaz, akin to Old English ǣ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈeː.wə/

Noun

ēwe ?

  1. law
  2. eternity
  3. marriage

Descendants

  • Alemannic German: Ee, E-e
  • German: (Ehe)

Old French

Alternative forms

  • iaue, egua, euwe

Etymology

From Latin aqua, from Proto-Italic *akʷā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂ (water, flowing water).

Noun

ewe f (oblique plural ewes, nominative singular ewe, nominative plural ewes)

  1. water

Descendants

  • Middle French: eau, eaue
    • French: eau

Pennsylvania German

Etymology

From Old High German eban. Compare German eben, Dutch even, English even.

Adjective

ewe

  1. even
  2. level

Swedish

Noun

ewe c

  1. Ewe (language)

Tocharian B

Noun

ewe ?

  1. skin, hide

Xhosa

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [eːwé]

Adverb

ewé

  1. yes

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a female sheep.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)