Ey meaning

Clayey, gooey.

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Alternative form of -y.
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Alternative form of -ie.
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Old Norse suffix for placenames meaning "island", like in Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney or Surtsey (see ey).
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(obsolete) An egg.
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An island.
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(neologism) They (singular). Gender-neutral third-person singular subject pronoun, coordinate with gendered pronouns he and she.
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Origin of ey

From Middle English ey, from Old English ǣġ ("egg"; ǣġru in the plural), from Proto-Germanic *ajjÄ…, *ajjaz (“egg"), from Proto-Indo-European *ōuyo-, *h₂ōwyóm (“egg"). Cognate with West Frisian aai (“egg"), Dutch ei (“egg"), German Low German Ei (“egg"), German Ei (“egg"), Danish æg (“egg"), Swedish ägg (“egg"), Icelandic egg (“egg"), Scottish Gaelic ugh (“egg"), Latin ōvum (“egg"). Was replaced by egg in the 16th century.