Define:Ay

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • /aɪ/ (interjection)
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  • /eɪ/ (adverb, adjective)
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InterjectionEdit

Ay

  1. Ah! alas!
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    • 1883, Howard Pyle, The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood Chapter V
      "Good morrow to thee, jolly fellow," quoth Robin, "thou seemest happy this merry morn."
      "Ay, that am I," quoth the jolly Butcher, "and why should I not be so? Am I not hale in wind and limb? Have I not the bonniest lass in all Nottinghamshire? And lastly, am I not to be married to her on Thursday next in sweet Locksley Town?"
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AdverbEdit

Ay (nae comparable)

  1. Always; ever.
    • 1670, John Barbour, The Acts and Life of the most victorious Conquerour Robert Bruce King of Scotland, as cited in 1860, Thomas Corser, Collectanea Anglo-poetica, page 160
      O he that hath ay lived free, [...]

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

Ay (nae comparable)

  1. For an indefinite time.

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

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AnagramsEdit



AzeriEdit

Ither scripts
Cyrillic Cyrillic: ај‍
Roman ay‍
Perso-Arabic آی

NounEdit

Template:Wt/sco/Latn definite accusative Ayı plural Aylar

  1. moon
  2. month

DeclensionEdit



Crimean TatarEdit

NounEdit

Ay

  1. month
  2. moon

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit


LadinoEdit

VerbEdit

Ay (Laitin spellin)

  1. there is, there are

Middle FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

Ay

  1. First-person singular present indicative o avoir

ScotsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from a use of

aye

to express agreement.

AdverbEdit

Ay (nae comparable)

  1. yes

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • /ai/
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InterjectionEdit

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  1. Expresses pain or sorrow.
  2. A stereotypical sound of a Latino or Latina (e.g. ¡Ay Papi!, something like saying "Oh Baby!")

Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

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eye

.

NounEdit

Ay

  1. eye

TagalogEdit

PrepositionEdit

Ay

  1. Equality marker. It can be translated as is, am, are, was, will be, etc., but functions as a preposition, not a verb.
  2. Verb/predicate marker. Only used when the verb or predicate does not begin the sentence.



TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Turkic ay, from Template:Proto.

PronunciationEdit

  • /aj/

NounEdit

Ay (objective definite ayı)

  1. month
  2. An interjection expressing a sharp pain: ouch!

Usage notesEdit

  • Ay means moon, not ay (the first "A" is capitalized)