Definitions for yeayeɪ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
yes (used in affirmation or assent).
Yea, and she did hear.
a good, yea, a noble man.
(n.)an affirmative reply or vote:
The yeas have it.
a person who votes in the affirmative.
Category: Common Vocabulary
Origin of yea:
bef. 900; ME ye, ya, OE gēa, c. OHG ja, ON jā, Go ja
"The yeas have it"
not only so, but
"I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice"
An affirmative vote, usually but not always spoken
Thus, so (now often accompanied by a hand gesture)
The pony was yea high.
yeah, right, yes
yes; ay; a word expressing assent, or an affirmative, or an affirmative answer to a question, now superseded by yes. See Yes
more than this; not only so, but; -- used to mark the addition of a more specific or more emphatic clause. Cf. Nay, adv., 2
an affirmative vote; one who votes in the affirmative; as, a vote by yeas and nays