What does AY mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word AY.


  1. ay(Adverb)

    Always; ever.

  2. ay(Adjective)

    For an indefinite time.

  3. ay(Interjection)

    Ah! alas!

  4. ay(Interjection)


  5. ay(Interjection)

    (question tag)

  6. AY(Noun)

    academic year

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ay

    ah! alas!

  2. Ay(adverb)

    same as Aye

  3. Ay(adverb)

    yes; yea; -- a word expressing assent, or an affirmative answer to a question. It is much used in viva voce voting in legislative bodies, etc

  4. Ay(adj)

    always; ever; continually; for an indefinite time

  5. Origin: [Perh. a modification of yea, or from the interjection of admiration or astonishment, OE. ei, ey, why, hey, ay, well, ah, ha. Cf. MHG. & G. ei, Dan. ej. Or perh. akin to aye ever.]


  1. Ay

    Ay was the penultimate Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt's 18th dynasty. He held the throne of Egypt for a brief four-year period, although he was a close advisor to two and perhaps three of the pharaohs who ruled before him and was said to be the power behind the throne during Tutankhamun's reign. Ay's prenomen or royal name—Kheperkheperure—means "Everlasting are the Manifestations of Ra" while his birth name Ay it-netjer reads as 'Ay, Father of the God.' Records and monuments that can be clearly attributed to Ay are rare, not only due to his short length of reign, but also because his successor, Horemheb, instigated a campaign of damnatio memoriae against him and other pharaohs associated with the unpopular Amarna Period.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ay

    ā, interj. ah! oh! alas! esp. in ay me! [M. E. ey, ei, perh. from Fr. ahi, ; cf. Sp. ay de mi!]

  2. Ay

    Aye, ī, adv. yea: yes: indeed.—n. Aye (ī), a vote in the affirmative: (pl.) those who vote in the affirmative. [Perh. a dial. form of aye, ever; perh. a variant of yea.]

Editors Contribution

  1. AY

    Arthur young "big 8" accounting firm

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'AY' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3673

Anagrams for AY »

  1. ya, YA

  2. YA


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of AY in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of AY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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