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    yes; ay; a word expressing assent, or an affirmative, or an affirmative answer to a question, now superseded by yes.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

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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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alice Wetterlund:

    Yea, we don’t need more of this in the world, that’s the other thing.

  2. Ken Campbell:

    Finding primates was a possibility, but they are very rare and very small, so yea, in the end, it was a surprise.

  3. Matthew Arnold:

    Unquiet souls. In the dark fermentation of earth, in the never idle workshop of nature, in the eternal movement, yea shall find yourselves again.

  4. Bible, Psalm 23, New Testament:

    Yea, though i walk through the valley of the shadow of death, i will fear no evil, for thou art with me. Thy rod and thy staff they comfort me... Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me throughout the rest of my life and i will dwell in the house of the Lord forever.

  5. Hermes:

    From one Soul of the Universe are all Souls derived. . .Of these Souls there are many changes, some into a more fortunate estate, and some quite contrary. . .Not all human souls but only the pious ones are divine. Once separated from the body, and after the struggle to acquire piety, which consists in knowing God and injuring none, such a soul becomes all intelligence. The impious soul, however, punishes itself by seeking a human body to enter into, for no other body can receive a human soul it cannot enter the body of an animal devoid of reason. Divine law preserves the human soul from such infamy. . .The soul passeth from form to form and the mansions of her pilgrimage are manifold. Thou puttest off thy bodies as raiment and as vesture dost thou fold them up. Thou art from old, O Soul of Man yea, thou art from everlasting.

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