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Character  я 
Unicode name CYRILLIC SMALL LETTER YA
Cyrillic U+044F

BelarusianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *(j)azъ, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂

PronounEdit

я (ja)

  1. I (first-person singular subject pronoun)

DeclensionEdit

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BulgarianEdit

Pronunciation 1Edit

PronounEdit

я (jaf

  1. Short form of the third-person singular feminine pronoun in the accusative case, used as the direct object of a verb, translated as her when the noun is animate, and as it when the noun is inanimate.
    Познаваш ли я?
    Poznavaš li ja?
    Do you know her?
    Беше я срам от поведението ѝ.
    Beše ja sram ot povedenieto ì.
    She was ashamed of her behaviour.
    Стефан смачка бележката на топка и я хвърли в огъня.
    Stefan smačka beležkata na topka i ja hvǎrli v ogǎnja.
    Stefan crumpled the note up into a ball and threw it on the fire.
Related termsEdit

Pronunciation 2Edit

LetterEdit

я (ja) (lower case, upper case Я)

  1. The thirtieth and last letter of the Bulgarian Cyrillic alphabet. Its name is я (ja), it indicates palatalization when used after a consonant and the semivowel j + the vowel a, otherwise. It is preceded by Ю.

ParticleEdit

я (ja)

  1. (colloquial) Used in imperative sentence for emphasis.
    Я да видя!
    Ja da vidja!
    Let me see!
    Я ти да се махаш от тук!
    Ja ti da se mahaš ot tuk!
    Out of the way, you!
  2. (colloquial) Used to emphasize that what has just been said is true.
    A: Няма повече мляко в хладилника.
    B: Няма, я!
    A: Njama poveče mljako v hladilnika.
    B: Njama, ja!
    A: There isn't any milk left in the fridge.
    B: You're damn right there isn't!

ConjunctionEdit

я (ja)

  1. (colloquial) Used to introduce two alternative options; either, or.
    Я има вода, я няма.
    Ja ima voda, ja njama.
    Either there is water or there isn't.
    Я се върне, я не.
    Ja se vǎrne, ja ne.
    He'll either come back or he won't.

InterjectionEdit

я (ja)

  1. Used to express surprise, wonder or amazement; oh.
    Я, не знаех, че си бил тук.
    Ja, ne znaeh, če si bil tuk.
    Oh, I didn't know you were here.
    Я, колко хубави цветя!
    Ja, kolko hubavi cvetja!
    Oh, how beautiful these flowers are!

RussianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *(j)azъ, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

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я (ja) (lower case, upper case Я)

  1. The thirty-third and final letter of the Russian Cyrillic alphabet. Its name is я (ja) and it has the sound of English ya in yard. It is preceded by the letter Ю.

See alsoEdit

  • Search en.wiktionary.org for articles beginning with: Я, я

PronounEdit

я (ja)

  1. I (first-person singular subject pronoun)
    Я ру́сскийJa rússkij — I am Russian.

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

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UkrainianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *(j)azъ, from Proto-Indo-European *éǵh₂

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

я (ja)

  1. I (first-person singular subject pronoun)

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • я” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka