pers. pron., 1st pers. sing. See AU. I; the o is emphatic, and sounded quickly with the following a, it becomes w, as wau; when the o is a little more heard, it becomes owau; hence the several forms:
1. Au, I, simple form.
2. Oau, I, with o emphatic.
3. Wau, I, the o and a sounded quickly together—w.
4. Owau, I, the third form again emphatic—owau. See these several forms in their places.