See also: Appendix:Variations of "y"
- (lexicography) An orthographic ⟨y⟩ with a diacritic that marks it as being the PRICE vowel, as in the word "lyre".
Old English edit
Alternative forms edit
ȳ (upper case Ȳ)
Usage notes edit
The vowel letter y marked for length. Long vowels are not consistently distinguished in Old English manuscripts. They generally are in modern editions.