See also: ower-

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English owere, oȝere, awer, equivalent to owe +‎ -er.

NounEdit

ower (plural owers)

  1. A person who owes something, especially money.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle English ower, a variant of Middle English over. Compare Scots ower (over), English o'er (over). More at over.

PrepositionEdit

ower

  1. (Tyneside) over
    Get ower thor noo!

AdverbEdit

ower (not comparable)

  1. (Tyneside) over
    She's ower canny hor, like

AdjectiveEdit

ower (not comparable)

  1. (Tyneside) over, too
    Thats ower much that!

ReferencesEdit

  • The New Geordie Dictionary, Frank Graham, 1987, →ISBN
  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, →ISBN
  • Northumberland Words, English Dialect Society, R. Oliver Heslop, 1893–4

AnagramsEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ower

  1. Alternative form of awer

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

ower

  1. Alternative form of houre

Etymology 2Edit

DeterminerEdit

ower

  1. (chiefly early) Alternative form of youre

ReferencesEdit


ScotsEdit

AdverbEdit

ower (not comparable)

  1. (South Scots) over
    If ee gaun ower the hill ee'll sei eet.

AdjectiveEdit

ower (not comparable)

  1. (South Scots) too
    That's ower much for mei, like!