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Definitions of Ye

  1. The plural of the pronoun of the second person in the nominative case. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Properly the nominative plural of the second person, of which thou is the singular, but in later times also used as an objective after verbs and prepositions. Ye is now used only in the sacred and solemn style; in common discourse and writing you is exclusively used. "But ye are washed, but ye are sanctified."-1 Cor. vi. 11. "Loving of-fenders thus I will excuse ye."-Shak. "I thank ye; and be blest for your good comfort."-Shak. "The confusion between ye and you did not exist in Old English. Ye was always used as a nominative, and you as a dative or accusative. In the English Bible the distinction is very carefully observed, but in the dramatists of the Elizabethan period there is a very loose use of the two forms."-Dr. Morris. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. The nominative plural of the personal pronoun of the second person. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. The nominative plural of the second person, of which thou is the singular, now superseded by you, except in the solemn style. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  5. The pron. of the second person-being the plu. of thou-is now only used in solemn formal discourses, you being the plu. form usually employed. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  6. An eye. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. an old method of printing the article the (AS. e), the y being used in place of the Anglo-Saxon thorn . It is sometimes incorrectly pronounced ye. See The, and Thorn, n., 4. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. Of thou. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. The; a contraction in which y represents the Anglo-Saxon character for th; sometimes incorrectly pronounced like the pronoun ye. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. Yea; yes. Webster Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for Ye

  1. Ye yes, I- I guess so. – The Bobbsey Twins in a Great City by Laura Lee Hope
  2. " I didn't see ye – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
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