Meaning of ye


Pronunciation: (yē), [key]
— pron.
  1. (except in some elevated or ecclesiastical prose), O ye of little faith; ye brooks and hills.
    1. (used nominatively as the plural ofthou,esp. in rhetorical, didactic, or poetic contexts, in addressing a group of persons or things):O ye of little faith; ye brooks and hills.
    2. (used nominatively for the second person singular, esp. in polite address):Do ye not know me?
    3. (used objectively in the second person singular or plural):I have something to tell ye. Arise, the enemy is upon ye!
  2. (used with mock seriousness in an invocation, mild oath, or the like): Ye gods and little fishes!


Pronunciation: (ē spelling pron. yē), [key]
— definite article. Archaic.
  1. the.
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