ETYM Old Eng. ye, ya, ye, ya, AS. geá; akin to OFries. gę, ię, OS., Dutch, Old High Germ., German, Dan. and Swed. ja, Icel, jâ, Goth. ja, jai, and probably to Greek h truly, verily. Related to Yes.
(Archaic) Not only so, but; SYN. yeah.
An affirmative; SYN. yes.