Y is the second-to-last letter of the alphabet.(noun)
An example of y is the letter "Y."
See y in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME y-, i- < OE ge-, perfective prefix (basic sense “together”): for IE base see com-
Origin: ME -y, -i, -ie, prob. based on OFr -i, -e, in such familiar names as Davi (for David), Mathe (for Matheu), etc.
Origin: ME -y, -ie < OE -ig, akin to L -ic(us), Gr -ik(os)
Origin: ME -ie < OFr < L -ia < or akin to Gr -ia, -eia
Origin: ME -ie < Anglo-Fr < L -ium
See y in American Heritage Dictionary 4
or Ynoun pl. Y's y's or Y's also ys or Ys
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English -ig.
Origin: Middle English -ie
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin -ia
Origin: . Sense 2b, ultimately from Latin -ium.
Origin: Middle English -ie, -y.
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