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

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

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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MarathiEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

(ya)

  1. The twenty-fifth consonant in Marathi.

NepaliEdit

PronunciationEdit

LetterEdit

(ya)

  1. The twenty-sixth consonant in Nepali.

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronounEdit

 m

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

DeclensionEdit

PronounEdit

 n

  1. Devanagari script form of ya (“which (relative)”)
    • c. 500 AD, Kaccāyana, Pālivyākaraṇaṃ [Pali Grammar]‎[1] (in Pali), page 250; republished as Satish Chandra Acharyya Vidyabhusana, editor, Kaccayana's Pali Grammar (edited in Devanagari character and translated into English), Calcutta, Bengal: Mahabodhi Society, 1901:
      अथ सब्बासं विभत्तीनं यानि यानि पुब्बानि छ पदानि तानि तानि परस्सपदसञ्ञानि होन्ति।
      Atha sabbāsaṃ vibhattīnaṃ yāni yāni pubbāni cha padāni, tāni tāni parassapadasaññāni honti.
      Then whatever are the first six endings of all the endings, they are called the active endings.

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.

NounEdit

 m

  1. the Pali letter 'y'
    • c. 500 AD, Kaccāyana, Pālivyākaraṇaṃ [Pali Grammar]‎[2] (in Pali), page 12; republished as Satish Chandra Acharyya Vidyabhusana, editor, Kaccayana's Pali Grammar (edited in Devanagari character and translated into English), Calcutta, Bengal: Mahabodhi Society, 1901:
      को यस्स यथा-सको।
      Ko yassa yathā-sako.
      'K' from 'y' as in 'sako'.

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SanskritEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

LetterEdit

(ya)

  1. The twenty-fourth consonant in Sanskrit.

Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

(yam

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

DeclensionEdit

Masculine a-stem declension of (ya)
Singular Dual Plural
Nominative यः
yaḥ
यौ
yau
याः / यासः¹
yāḥ / yāsaḥ¹
Vocative
ya
यौ
yau
याः / यासः¹
yāḥ / yāsaḥ¹
Accusative यम्
yam
यौ
yau
यान्
yān
Instrumental येन
yena
याभ्याम्
yābhyām
यैः / येभिः¹
yaiḥ / yebhiḥ¹
Dative याय
yāya
याभ्याम्
yābhyām
येभ्यः
yebhyaḥ
Ablative यात्
yāt
याभ्याम्
yābhyām
येभ्यः
yebhyaḥ
Genitive यस्य
yasya
ययोः
yayoḥ
यानाम्
yānām
Locative ये
ye
ययोः
yayoḥ
येषु
yeṣu
Notes
  • ¹Vedic

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