Which is correct yeah or yay?

You pronounce yay in the same way you pronounce yea, which makes these two words homophones—indistiguishable when spoken and easily confused when written. They have different meanings, though. While yea is the word we sometimes use for yes, yay is the word we use to express joy, approval, or excitement.

What’s the difference between yeah and yeah?

What is the correct spelling? The correct spelling of the word depends on which way you want to use it. In an informal setting, where it is being used to agree, affirm, or in the place of the word yes, yeah is the more modern, preferred, and commonly used version.

Is Yeah spelled with an h?

Yea is an affirmative vote. Yeah is casual form of yes. Yay, a homophone of yea, is an exclamation that signals joy or happiness. You can remember that neither yea or democracy have the letter H, and both are related to voting.

What does YEAY mean?

—used to express joy, approval, or excitement.

Is it rude to say yeah?

There’s nothing rude about “yeah“. It’s the normal affirmative word in English and all native speakers use it, even those who complain about it. In “yeah right”, using “yeah” is mandatory.

What are different ways to say yay?

synonyms for yay
  • cheer.
  • encouragement.
  • whoopee.
  • yell.
  • hip-hip.
  • hurray.
  • huzza.
  • rah-rah.

What’s another word for Woohoo?

What is another word for woohoo?
yahoo hooray
wahoo hurrah
huzzah whee
yippee hey
yay glory

What is another word for yes?

What is another word for yes?
yeah yep
OK ya
amen ay
aye correct
definitely okeydoke

What is nay and yay?

Nay indicates a no vote. Yay is an affirmative exclamation, and is also used concurrently with a hand gesture to indicate size.