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n. pl. Ewe or E·wes
1. A member of a people inhabiting southeast Ghana, southern Togo, and southern Benin.
2. The Gbe language of the Ewe people.
A female sheep, especially when full grown.
a. a female sheep
b. (as modifier): a ewe lamb.
[Old English ēowu; related to Old Norse ǣr ewe, Old High German ou, Latin ovis sheep, Sanskrit avi]
npl Ewe or Ewes
1. (Peoples) a member of a Negroid people of W Africa living chiefly in the forests of E Ghana, Togo, and Benin
2. (Languages) the language of this people, belonging to the Kwa branch of the Niger-Congo family
ewe(yu; Dial. yoʊ)
a female sheep, esp. when fully mature.
[before 1000; Middle English; Old English ēowu, ēwe; c. Old High German ou, ouwi, Latin ovis, Greek óïs, oîs]
E•we(ˈeɪ veɪ, ˈeɪ weɪ)
n., pl. -wes, (esp. collectively) -we.
a. a member of an African people of S Togo and SE Ghana.
b. the Kwa language of this people.
a. a member of any of a group of African peoples, including the Ewe and the Fon.
b. the Kwa languages of these peoples.
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|Noun||1.||Ewe - a member of a people living in southern Benin and Togo and southeastern Ghana|
Benin, Dahomey, Republic of Benin - a country on western coast of Africa; formerly under French control
Togo, Togolese Republic - a republic on the western coast of Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; formerly under French control
Ghana, Gold Coast, Republic of Ghana - a republic in West Africa on the Gulf of Guinea; "Ghana was colonized as the Gold Coast by the British"
African - a native or inhabitant of Africa
|2.||Ewe - a Kwa language spoken by the Ewe in Ghana and Togo and Benin|
Kwa - a group of African language in the Niger-Congo group spoken from the Ivory Coast east to Nigeria
|3.||ewe - female sheep |
sheep - woolly usually horned ruminant mammal related to the goat
ewe[juː] N → oveja f
ewe[ˈjuː] n → brebis f
n → Mutterschaf nt
ewe[juː] n → pecora
a female sheep. The ewe had two lambs. ooi نَعْجَه، شاةٌ овца ovelha ovce das Mutterschaf får προβατίναoveja utt گوسفند ماده؛ میش uuhi brebisכבשה भेंड़, भेंड़ी ovca anyajuh domba betina ær pecora 雌羊 암양 avis aita (mātīte) biri-biri betina ooisøyeowca مېږه ovelha oaie овца ovca ovca ovca tacka แกะตัวเมียที่โตเต็มที่แล้ว koyun 母綿羊 вівця بھیڑ cừu cái 母羊