Other Word Forms of Ewe
Origin of Ewe
From Middle English, from Old English ēowu, from Proto-Germanic *awjōs, oblique form of *awiz (compare Old English eow ‘sheep’, West Frisian ei, Dutch ooi, German Aue), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ówis ‘sheep’ (compare Old Irish oí, Latin ovis, Tocharian B ā(u)w, Lithuanian avìs ‘ewe’).
Middle English from Old English ēwe, ēowu owi- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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