Adverb: away u'wey
Adjective: away u'wey
- From a particular thing, place or position
"ran away from the lion"; "wanted to get away from there"; "sent the children away to boarding school"; "the teacher waved the children away from the dead animal";
- off, forth [archaic]
- From one's possession
"gave away the tickets";
- Out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts)
"pushed all doubts away";
- Out of existence
"the music faded away"; "tried to explain away the affair of the letter"; "idled the hours away"; "her fingernails were worn away"
- At a distance in space or time
"the boat was 5 miles away"; "the party is still 2 weeks away"; "away back in the 18th century";
- Indicating continuing action; continuously or steadily
"he worked away at the project for more than a year"; "the child kept hammering away as if his life depended on it"
- So as to be removed or gotten rid of
"cleared the mess away"; "the rotted wood had to be cut away"
- Freely or at will
- In or into a proper place (especially for storage or safekeeping)
"put the toys away"; "her jewels are locked away in a safe"; "filed the letter away"
- In a different direction
"turn away one's face"; "glanced away";
- In reserve; not for immediate use
"has a nest egg tucked away for a rainy day";
- aside, by
- Not present; having left
"he's away right now"; "you must not allow a stranger into the house when your mother is away"
- (sport) used of an opponent's ground
"an away game"
- (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter
"the pitch was away";
Sounds like: aweigh
See also: absent, inaccurate