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1. Yes; aye.
2. Indeed; truly: They have spoken, yea, shouted their reply.
1. An affirmative statement or vote.
2. One who votes affirmatively.
Variant of yay2.
a less common word for aye11
(sentence modifier) archaic or literary indeed; truly: yea, though my enemies spurn me, I shall prevail.
[Old English gēa; related to Old Frisian jē, Old Saxon, Old Norse, Old High German jā, Gothic jai]
1. yes (used in affirmation or assent).
2. indeed: Yea, and she did hear.
3. moreover: a good, yea, a noble man.n.
4. an affirmative reply or vote: The yeas have it.
5. a person who votes in the affirmative.interj.
6. Informal. hurrah.
[before 900; Middle English ye, ya, Old English gēa, c. Old High German ja, Old Norse jā, Gothic ja]
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|Noun||1.||yea - an affirmative; "The yeas have it"|
affirmative - a reply of affirmation; "he answered in the affirmative"
nay - a negative; "the nays have it"
|Adv.||1.||yea - not only so, but; "I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice"|
1. adv (yes) → sì
2. n to count the yeas and the nays (votes) → contare i sì e i no