See also: Löwen

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From low +‎ -en.

VerbEdit

lowen (third-person singular simple present lowens, present participle lowening, simple past and past participle lowened)

  1. (rare, transitive, intransitive) To make or become low.
    • 1815, In the King's Bench, page 28:
      [] and a wide ware or float can be put down in lieu thereof, of the same height as the said water gates or floats when lowened, and of the exact width and other dimensions as the present float at Wangford mill, and in the same manner as the float at Wangford mill; []
    • 1894, David Simpson Graham, The New Werther, Or The Wealsman's Wrath, page 196:
      Must I be lowened from the clouds dazzling
      Olympus' heights unto the apex point
      Which man nor scales, Joveward, save when we fill
      His soul on wing with swiftly-thinning air,
      Wherein gross mortal parts retard the rise?
    • 1898, The Far East: An Exponent of Japanese Thoughts and Affairs, page 272:
      And in the morning it will be foul weather to-day; for the sky is red and lowening.

AnagramsEdit


CornishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lowen

  1. glad, happy

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Cornish-English Dictionary from Maga's Online Dictionary
  • 2018, Akademi Kernewek Gerlyver Kernewek (FSS) Cornish Dictionary (SWF) (2018 edition, p.250)

RatahanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

lowen

  1. big, large