lewer

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

lewer

  1. comparative form of lew: more lew

Anagrams[edit]

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch lever, from Middle Dutch levere, from Old Dutch *livara, from Proto-Germanic *librō, from Proto-Indo-European *leyp- (to smudge, stick), from *ley- (to be slimy, be sticky, glide).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪə̯vər/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

lewer (plural lewers, diminutive lewertjie)

  1. liver

Yola[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English lever (A living being).

Adverb[edit]

lewer

  1. A living creature.
    • 1927, “YOLA ZONG O BARONY VORTH”, in THE ANCIENT DIALECT OF THE BARONIES OF FORTH AND BARGY, COUNTY WEXFORD, page 132, line 9:
      Co Sooney, "Billeen dowst thee zee faads lewer,
      Says Alice "Billy, do you see what's yonder?"

References[edit]

  • Kathleen A. Browne (1927) The Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland Sixth Series, Vol.17 No.2, Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, page 132