Complete Definition of "yea"

English

Etymology
OE. term|gea|Ä¡Äa, from Ger. *term||jÄ. Cognate with Dutch term|ja|langnl, German term|ja|langde, Swedish term|ja|lang=sv.

Pronunciation
AHD|yÄ, IPA|/jeɪ/, SAMPA|/jeI/
audio|en-us-yea.ogg|Audio (US)

:Homophones: yay
:Rhymes:English:-eɪ|Rhymes: -eɪ

Adverb
en-adv|-

  1. archaic yes
  2. thus|Thus, so (now often accompanied by a hand gesture)

#:The pony was yea high.

Synonyms
sense|yes aye, yep, yes, yup

Interjection
en-intj

  1. context|in some dialects of American English, including Southern, Western, and African American Vernacular yeah, right, yes

af:yea
es:yea
fr:yea
io:yea
it:yea
te:yea
vi:yea
zh:yea

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