dewe

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Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Old French deu (due), past participle of devoir (to owe), from Latin debere (to owe), from de (from) + habere (to have).

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Adjective[edit]

dewe

  1. Fitting, correct, suitable; enough for some end:
    1. Expected or promoted by legislation or tradition.
    2. Required, obligated or necessary (especially as custom)
    3. Required or obligated to pay; owed or indebted.
    4. Morally correct or justified; moral, ethical.
    5. Authentic, genuine, lawful; not fake.
    6. Worthy of (a given) penalty, acclamation, or reward.
  2. Predictable, unavoidable, unpreventable.
  3. Done with care; meticulously or cautiously done.
  4. Inherent, respective, appertaining to.
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Descendants[edit]
  • English: due
  • Scots: due
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Noun[edit]

dewe (plural dewes) (rare)

  1. Something which is fitting or appropriate for one's deeds.
  2. Something which is expected, customary or suitable.
  3. Something which one is obligated or duty-bound to do.
  4. A charge, levy, tax, payment, or due.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

dewe

  1. Alternative form of dew

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

dewe

  1. Alternative form of dewyn

Zazaki[edit]

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Noun[edit]

dewe ?

  1. (zoology) camel