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Yes. The word yea is a Scrabble US word. The word yea is worth 6 points in Scrabble:


Is yea a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word yea is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:


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You can make 9 words from 'yea' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

3 letters words from 'yea'

YEA 6 

2 letters words from 'yea'

AE 2AY 5
EA 2YA 5
YE 5 

All 3 letters words made out of yea

yea eya yae aye eay aey

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word yea. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in yea.

Definitions and meaning of yea


Etymology 1

From Middle English ye, ȝea, ya, ȝa, from Old English ġēa, (yea, yes), from Proto-Germanic *ja (yes, thus, so), from Proto-Indo-European *yē (already). Cognate with Scots yea, ya (yes, yea, indeed, so), Saterland Frisian ja, jee (yes), West Frisian ja (yes), Dutch ja (yes), German ja (yes, yea), Swedish ja, jo (yes, well, indeed), Icelandic (yes), Latin iam (now, already), Italian già (now, already), Spanish ya (now, already), Polish już (already).


  • enPR: , IPA(key): /jeɪ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪ
  • Homophone: yay


yea (not comparable)

  1. (dated) Yes.
    • 1597-1598, Joseph Hall, Virgidemiarum
      Yea, and the prophet of the heav'nly lyre, / Great Solomon sings in the English quire []
  2. Thus, so (now often accompanied by a hand gesture).
    The pony was yea high.
  • (yes): aye, yep, yes, yup, yeah, yigh (when contradicting)
  • nay
  • no



  1. (archaic) Or even, or more like, nay. Introduces a stronger and more appropriate expression than the preceding one.
      • (with modern spelling) [N]ow such a life ungodly, without a care of doing the will of the Lord (though they profess him in their mouths, yea though they believe and acknowledge all the Articles of the Creed, yea have knowledge of the Scriptures) yet if they live ungodly, they deny God, and therefore shall be denied
    • c. 1633, The Flea, by John Donne
      O stay, three lives in one flea spare,
      Where we almost, yea, more than married are.



  1. (in some dialects of American English, including Southern, Western, and African American Vernacular) Yeah, right, yes.


yea (plural yeas)

  1. An affirmative vote, usually but not always spoken
    Antonym: nay

Etymology 2

From yeah.


  • IPA(key): /ˈjɛ(ə)/, /ˈjæ.ə/
  • Rhymes: -ɛə



  1. (nonstandard, proscribed) Alternative spelling of yeah

Etymology 3

See yay.


  • enPR: , IPA(key): /jeɪ/



  1. Misspelling of yay.


  • Aye, aye, yae

  • CON, to study carefully.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)