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Meaning of "yea" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD YEA

Old English gēa; related to Old Frisian jē, Old Saxon, Old Norse, Old High German jā, Gothic jai.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF YEA

yea  [jeɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF YEA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Yea is an adverb.
The adverb is an invariable part of the sentence that can change, explain or simplify a verb or another adverb.

WHAT DOES YEA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of yea in the English dictionary

The definition of yea in the dictionary is (sentence modifier) (archaic (or literary) indeed; truly.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE YEA

ye
yead
yeah
yealdon
yealing
yealm
yean
yeanling
year
year and a day
year end
year head
year in, year out
year of grace
year tutor
year zero
year-round
yearbook
yeard
yearend

WORDS THAT END LIKE YEA

area
azalea
Chelsea
correa
diarrhoea
Equatorial Guinea
Eritrea
flea
guinea
idea
Korea
lea
New Guinea
North Korea
Papua New Guinea
sea
South Korea
Swansea
tea
the sea

Synonyms and antonyms of yea in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «yea» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF YEA

Find out the translation of yea to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of yea from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «yea» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

yea
570 millions of speakers

English

yea
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हाँ
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

نعم
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

да
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sim
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হাঁ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

oui
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ja
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

賛成
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

참으로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Muga-muga
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

vâng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

होय
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

evet
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

yea
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

да
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

da
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

yea
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ja
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ja
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ja
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of yea

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «YEA»

The term «yea» is very widely used and occupies the 11.185 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «YEA» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «yea» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «yea» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about yea

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «YEA»

Discover the use of yea in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to yea and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Yea, Though I Walk Through the Valley of Debt
" "Chronic debt has its roots in the spirit realm. It's a spiritual problem that requires a spiritual solution. This book isn't full of spiritual-ease while sidestepping the real, practical issues.
Willie Russell Jr., 2005
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Yea, Tho' I Walk
Marcia J. Bowman. from a woman who had not spoken before during the entire training seminar. Suddenly the light bulb came on and the room was full of conversation about gifts and time management. Sally smiled prideful that she started a ...
Marcia J. Bowman, 2010
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John Updike: yea sayings
Traces the literary development of Updike's major motif--man's quest for fulfillment through religion and sex
Rachael C. Burchard, 1971
4
Seventy Meditation Lessons from My Universe: Yea, Yea, Nay, ...
In "Seventy Meditation Lessons from My Universe, " spiritual leader Jimmie Ray Yoes shares his comprehensive templates for self-identification and self-optimization based on biblical scripture and the Yoes code for heaven on earth.
Jimmie Ray Yoes, 2011
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You Don't Know Me, But My Name Is Yea
ChaPter. 6. Yea. Explains. Who. He. Is. You probably would not guess it to look at me but I am very nimble for a man of my age. Actually I am very nimble for a man of nearly any age. One of the joys of living a multitude of life times, such as I ...
Carl Capatina, 2011
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Shakespeare Lexicon and Quotation Dictionary
Substantively: receives the scroll without or yea or no, Lncr. 1340. by yea and no, Wiv. I, 1, 88. the very yea and the no is, I, 4, 98. by yea and no, IV, 2, 202. H4B ll, 2, 142. by the yea and no of general ignorance, Cor. Ill, 1, 145. by yea and nay, ...
Alexander Schmidt, Gregor Sarrazin, 1971
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Congressional Record, V. 153, PT. 6, March 26, 2007 to April ...
Brownback (R-KS), Yea Bunning (R-KY), Yea Burns (R-MT), Yea Byrd (D-WV), Nay Campbell (R-CO), Yea Cantwell ... DE), Nay Chafe e (R RI), Nay Cleland (D- GA), Yea Clinton (D NY), Nay Cochran (R-MS), Yea Collins (R-ME), Yea Conrad  ...
Congress, 2011
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Yea, Though I Walk: Featuring Licoln Hates Werewolves
Following the heels of the independent smash-hit JESUS HATES ZOMBIES: Those Slack-Jaw Blues, writer/creator Stephen Lindsay is back with the J-Man and a new friend: Abraham Lincoln!
Stephen Lindsay, 2008
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The Debates, resolutions, and other proceedings, in ...
Dmiel Noyes, Esq., Yea. Col. Jonathan Cogswell, Yea. Marl Whea l — Isaac Mansfield, Yea. J. Glover, Esq., Yea. Hon. Azor Orne, Yea. John Glover, Esq., Yea. Gloucester — Daniel Rodgers, Esq., Yea. John Low, Esq., Yea. Capt. W. Pearson ...
Jonathan Elliot, James Madison, United States. Constitutional Convention, 1866
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On the Compressive Response of Open-cell Aluminum Foams
This study is concerned with the mechanical behavior of open-cell aluminum foams.
Wen-Yea Jang, 2008

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «YEA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term yea is used in the context of the following news items.
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Reconstituted YEA board inaugurated
An eight-member reconstituted board of the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) of the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations has been inaugurated at the ... «GhanaWeb, Jul 15»
2
Reno Chamber brings first Young Entrepreneurs Academy to Nevada
(KRXI)--The Chamber Reno-Sparks-Northern Nevada announced that Truckee Meadows will be the location for the first Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) ... «FoxReno.com, Jul 15»
3
Government inaugurates Youth Employment Agency Board
A nine-member Youth Employment Agency (YEA) Board has been inaugurated to steer the affairs of the organisation in policy direction and operational ... «Ghana Business News, Jul 15»
4
Regional Directors 'fight' new boss Kuagbenu
YEA Regional Directors 'fight' new boss Kuagbenu. Monday 29th June , 2015 1:39 pm. Former NSS director, Vincent Kuagbenu ... «Citifmonline, Jun 15»
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Calum Worthy Named YEA Camp National Celebrity Spokesperson
“I'm thrilled to work with YEA Camp to let young people know that they can make a difference on the environment, bullying, human rights, animals rights, and so ... «Just Jared Jr., Jun 15»
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Hard Politicking Behind Democrats' 'Yea' Votes on Trade Bill
WASHINGTON — On the evening of June 15, President Obama joined a conference call with the two men who had done more than anyone in six years to ... «New York Times, Jun 15»
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Calum Worthy Named Spokesperson For Youth Empowered Action …
YEA is a life-changing camp for world-changing teens, which has helped hundreds of young adults learn how to get involved and make a difference. The camp ... «Fanlala, Jun 15»
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YEA! announces gift, new scholarship
Officials said Wednesday a generous $750,000 gift from entrepreneur E. Philip Saunders will ensure the YEA! competition continues for years to come. «News 10NBC, Apr 15»
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Students make business pitches for YEA!
"So these students are so impressive, they're motivated, dynamic, young entrepreneurs that really follow their dreams and the YEA! program allows them to do ... «News 10NBC, Apr 15»
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YEA investor panel
Twenty-one students in grades six through 12, representing 14 businesses and social movements for YEA! will make their pitch for funding. The investor panel ... «WROC-TV, Apr 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Yea [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/yea>. Jun 2021 ».
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