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See also ẩy, and ấy

Translingual

Abbreviation

ay

  1. The ISO 639-1 official language code of Aymara

Synonyms

  • aym (ISO 639-3)

English

Pronunciation

Interjection

ay

  1. Ah! alas!

Adverb

ay (not 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, [...]

Adjective

ay (not comparable)
  1. For an indefinite time.

Synonyms


Crimean Tatar

Noun

ay

  1. month
  2. moon

Declension

References

  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

Scots

Etymology

Probably from a use of aye to express agreement.

Adverb

ay (not comparable)
  1. yes

Spanish

Interjection

ay!

  1. Expresses pain or sorrow.

Sranan Tongo

Etymology

From English eye.

Noun

ay

  1. eye

Tagalog

Preposition

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.

Turkish

Noun

ay (objective definite ayı)

  1. month
  2. An interjection expressing a sharp pain: ouch!
  • Ay means moon, not ay (the first "A" is capitalized)

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