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Middle EnglishEdit

PronounEdit

eow

  1. (chiefly early) Alternative form of yow

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Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *izwiz (dative/accusative case of *jūz), from Proto-Indo-European *wes (compare also *yū́, whence *jūz). Cognate with Old Frisian ju (West Frisian jo), Old Saxon iu, ju (Low German jo, ju), Dutch u, Old High German iu (German euch), Old Norse yðr (Icelandic yður, Swedish er), Gothic 𐌹𐌶𐍅𐌹𐍃 (izwis).

PronounEdit

ēow

  1. accusative/dative of ġē: (to) you (plural), (to) y'all
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InterjectionEdit

ēow

  1. Expression of grief, sorrow, or surprise Wo!; Alas!
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