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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

yow (plural yows)

  1. (dialect) A ewe; a female sheep.

Etymology 2Edit

InterjectionEdit

yow

  1. Expression of pain; ouch.
    Yow! I dropped it on my toe!
  2. Expression of humorous surprise or emphasis.
    You've been divorced four times? Yow!
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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English ēow, ieow.

PronounEdit

yow (nominative ye)

  1. Second-person plural object pronoun: you (plural).
  2. (formal) second-person singular object pronoun: you (singular).

DescendantsEdit

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ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain; most likely from Old English ēow.

PronounEdit

yow (personal, emphatic)

  1. (South Scots) you

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WolofEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

PronounEdit

yow

  1. you (second-person singular subject pronoun)

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YapeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

yow

  1. Third-person dual pronoun; they two

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Jensen, John Thayer (1977) Yapese Reference Grammar, Honolulu: The University press of Hawaii, pages 132-135