a-li-ya (aliy?) (T229.617:125v) > intr. v. "to say, it is said"; introductory glyph of the PSS
<> (JM) See alternative spelling a-ya.
(CH) > a-LAY-ya (alay) alay ~ dem. pron. "here", "this" used as the introductory glyph to dedicatory expressions such as Primary Standard Sequence, marks the beginning of circular texts, and highlights the most important clauses in a narrative.