What does Y mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. yttrium, Y, atomic number 39(noun)

    a silvery metallic element that is common in rare-earth minerals; used in magnesium and aluminum alloys

  2. Y, y, wye(noun)

    the 25th letter of the Roman alphabet


  1. y(Abbreviation)

    Abbreviation of youth, usually followed by an age appropriate for the content so marked.

  2. y(Abbreviation)


  3. y(Pronoun)

    you; ye.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Y

    y, the twenty-fifth letter of the English alphabet, at the beginning of a word or syllable, except when a prefix (see Y-), is usually a fricative vocal consonant; as a prefix, and usually in the middle or at the end of a syllable, it is a vowel. See Guide to Pronunciation, // 145, 178-9, 272

  2. Y(noun)

    something shaped like the letter Y; a forked piece resembling in form the letter Y

  3. Y(noun)

    one of the forked holders for supporting the telescope of a leveling instrument, or the axis of a theodolite; a wye

  4. Y(noun)

    a forked or bifurcated pipe fitting

  5. Y(noun)

    a portion of track consisting of two diverging tracks connected by a cross track

  6. Y



  1. Y

    Y is the twenty-fifth letter in the ISO basic Latin alphabet and represents either a vowel or a consonant in English.

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How to pronounce Y?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say Y in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Y in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Y in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Images & Illustrations of Y

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