Definitions for eweˈeɪ veɪ, ˈeɪ weɪ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ewe(noun)

    a member of a people living in southern Benin and Togo and southeastern Ghana

  2. Ewe(noun)

    a Kwa language spoken by the Ewe in Ghana and Togo and Benin

  3. ewe(noun)

    female sheep

Wiktionary

  1. ewe(Noun)

    A female sheep, as opposed to a ram.

  2. Ewe(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the Ewe people or language.

  3. Ewe(ProperNoun)

    An ethnic group who inhabit southeastern Ghana, Togo and Benin.

  4. Ewe(ProperNoun)

    The Niger-Congo language, belonging to the Gbe family, spoken by these people.

  5. Origin: from eowu, from awjōs, oblique form of (compare Old English eow ‘sheep’), from h₂ówis ‘sheep’ (compare oí, ovis, Tocharian B aw, avis ‘ewe’).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ewe(noun)

    the female of the sheep, and of sheeplike animals

  2. Origin: [AS. ewu; akin to D. ooi, OHG. awi, ouwi, Icel. r, Goth. awi a flock of sheep, awistr a sheepfold, Lith. avis a sheep, L. ovis, Gr. 'o`i:s, Skr. avi. 231.]


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