pronoun[second person plural] archaic or dialect
Old English gē, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch gij and German ihr.
- An exclamation of astonishment.More example sentences
- Now, here's the problem: since this is an electronic voice telling me I have this phone call from this prison, I can't tell the electronic voice or the prisoner (ye gods!) that I am not the person they mean to be calling.
- Rugby World Cup. And ye gods, am I excited! I love World Cups.
graphic variant; in late Middle English þ (see thorn) came to be written identically with y, so that the could be written ye. This spelling (usually ye) was kept as a convenient abbreviation in handwriting until the 19th century, and in printers' types during the 15th and 16th century, but it was never pronounced as “ye.”.