See also: יאָ

HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic يَا().

ParticleEdit

יָא ()

  1. (colloquial) Vocative particle preceding a noun, especially a slur or pejorative.
    יָא בֶּן כֶּלֶב!‎‎
    ben kélev
    You son of a bitch [literally of a dog]!

YiddishEdit

AdverbEdit

יא (yo)

  1. (nonstandard) Unpointed form of יאָ(yo).