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ay1 (eɪ)
 
adv
archaic, poetic ever; always
 
[C12 ai, from Old Norse ei; related to Old English ā always, Latin aevum an age, Greek aiōn]

ay or aye2 (eɪ)
 
interj
archaic, poetic an expression of misery or surprise
 
[C14 ey: from an involuntary cry of surprise]
 
aye or aye2
 
interj
 
[C14 ey: from an involuntary cry of surprise]

ay3 (aɪ)
 
sentence substitute, —n
a variant spelling of aye

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ay
see aye.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
ay
Aymara
AY
any (shortwave transmission)
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