ew

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See also: EW and Ew

English[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /ɪʊ̯/, [ɪ̃ʉ̃͡u]
  • (file)

Etymology[edit]

Imitative, ideophonic. Compare oh, ugh.

Interjection[edit]

ew (with as many extra ‘e’s and/or ‘w’s as needed for emphasis)

  1. Expression of disgust or nausea.
    Ew! There’s a fly in my soup.
    Ew! This peanut butter tastes disgusting!

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Kurdish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

ew (masculine oblique singular , feminine oblique singular , oblique plural wan)

  1. he, she, it, they

Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English īw, ēow, from Proto-Germanic *īhwaz.

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Noun[edit]

ew

  1. yew (Taxus baccata)
  2. yew wood

Descendants[edit]

  • English: yew
  • Scots: yew, ewe

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