What does yea mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. yea(adverb)

    an affirmative

    "The yeas have it"

  2. yea, yeah(adverb)

    not only so, but

    "I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice"


  1. yea(Noun)

    An affirmative vote, usually but not always spoken

  2. yea(Adverb)


  3. yea(Adverb)

    Thus, so (now often accompanied by a hand gesture)

    The pony was yea high.

  4. yea(Interjection)

    yeah, right, yes

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yea(adverb)

    yes; ay; a word expressing assent, or an affirmative, or an affirmative answer to a question, now superseded by yes. See Yes

  2. Yea(adverb)

    more than this; not only so, but; -- used to mark the addition of a more specific or more emphatic clause. Cf. Nay, adv., 2

  3. Yea(noun)

    an affirmative vote; one who votes in the affirmative; as, a vote by yeas and nays

  4. Origin: [OE. ye, ya, e, a, AS. ge; akin to OFries. g, i, OS., D., OHG., G., Dan. & Sw. ja, Icel, j, Goth. ja, jai, and probably to Gr. "h^ truly, verily. 188. Cf. Yes.]


  1. Yea

    Yea is a town in Victoria, Australia. It is in the Shire of Murrindindi local government area. Located 109 kilometres north-east of Melbourne via the Melba Highway, Yea sits at the junction with the Goulburn Valley Highway, and 172 metres above sea-level. At the 2011 Census, Yea had a population of 1,595.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Yea

    yā, adv. yes: verily.—adj. (B.) true.—n. an affirmative vote. [A.S. geá; Dut. and Ger. ja, Ice. . Cf. Yes.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of yea in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of yea in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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