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aye [ai̮ ] <englisch> (Seemannssprache ja, zu Befehl); aye, aye, Käpten!

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  • Aye — Aye, Ay Ay, adv. [Icel. ei, ey; akin to AS. [=a], [=a]wa, always, Goth. aiws an age, Icel. [ae]fi, OHG, ?wa, L. aevum, Gr. ? an age, ?, ?, ever, always, G. je, Skr. ?va course. ?, ?. Cf. {Age}, v., {Either}, a., {Or}, conj.] Always; ever;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aye — Aye, Ay Ay, adv. [Perh. a modification of yea, or from the interjection of admiration or astonishment, OE. ei, ey, why, hey, ay, well, ah, ha. Cf. MHG. & G. ei, Dan. ej. Or perh. akin to aye ever.] Yes; yea; a word expressing assent, or an… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aye — Aye, n. An affirmative vote; one who votes in the affirmative; as, To call for the ayes and noes; The ayes have it. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • aye — I. adverb also ay Etymology: Middle English, from Old Norse ei; akin to Old English ā always, Latin aevum age, lifetime, Greek aiōn age Date: 13th century always, continually, ever < love that will aye endure W. S. Gilbert > II. adverb also …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • Aye-aye — n. [From the native name, prob. from its cry.] (Zo[ o]l.) A singular nocturnal quadruped, allied to the lemurs, found in Madagascar ({Cheiromys Madagascariensis}), remarkable for its long fingers, sharp nails, and rodent like incisor teeth. [191 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aye, and Gomorrah — Infobox short story name = Aye, and Gomorrah author = Samuel R. Delany language = English genre = Science fiction published in = Dangerous Visions publication type = anthology publisher = media type = pub date = December 1967 Aye, and Gomorrah …   Wikipedia

  • aye-aye — noun Etymology: French, from Malagasy aiay Date: circa 1781 a small primitive nocturnal forest dwelling primate (Daubentonia madagascariensis) of northern Madagascar that has a round head, large eyes and ears, and long thin fingers …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • For aye — Aye Aye, Ay Ay, adv. [Icel. ei, ey; akin to AS. [=a], [=a]wa, always, Goth. aiws an age, Icel. [ae]fi, OHG, ?wa, L. aevum, Gr. ? an age, ?, ?, ever, always, G. je, Skr. ?va course. ?, ?. Cf. {Age}, v., {Either}, a., {Or}, conj.] Always; ever;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Church of Lukumi Babalu Aye v. City of Hialeah — Church of the Lukumi Babalu Aye v. City of Hialeah Supreme Court of the United States Argued November 4, 19 …   Wikipedia

  • always — Aye Aye, Ay Ay, adv. [Icel. ei, ey; akin to AS. [=a], [=a]wa, always, Goth. aiws an age, Icel. [ae]fi, OHG, ?wa, L. aevum, Gr. ? an age, ?, ?, ever, always, G. je, Skr. ?va course. ?, ?. Cf. {Age}, v., {Either}, a., {Or}, conj.] Always; ever;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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