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Devanagari y.svg
U+092F, य
DEVANAGARI LETTER YA

[U+092E]
Devanagari
[U+0930]

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TranslingualEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /jə/ (may vary by language)

LetterEdit

(ya)

  1. The first semivowel of the Devanagari script. Linguistically, it is considered the palatal approximant.

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Ligatures:


HindiEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

(ya)

  1. The twenty-sixth consonant in Hindi.

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PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronounEdit

 m

  1. Devanagari script form of ya (“who (relative)”)

DeclensionEdit

PronounEdit

 n

  1. Devanagari script form of ya (“which (relative)”)

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

The case form यद् is only used before vowels and as the prefixed combining form. Before vowels, the halant and independent vowel coalesce to the corresponding dependent vowel.


SanskritEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

(ya)

  1. The twenty-fourth consonant in Sanskrit.

NounEdit

(yam

  1. (prosody) bacchius
  2. fame
  3. carriage
  4. light
  5. An act of restraining
  6. An act of joining

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