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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

aya (plural ayas)

  1. Alternative form of ayah

Etymology 2Edit

AdverbEdit

aya (not comparable)

  1. (archaic, dialectal, New England) Yes; yea; aye.
    • 1938, Thornton Wilder, Our Town: A Play in Three Acts, Coward-McCann and Samuel French (1965), →ISBN:
      “The date is May 7, 1901, just before dawn. (COCK CROW offstage.) Aya, just about.”
    • 2001, David McCullough, John Adams, Simon & Schuster (2001), →ISBN:
      “And for all her reading, her remarkable knowledge of English poetry and literature, she was never to lose certain countrified Yankee patterns of speech, saying 'Canady' for Canada, as an example, using 'set' for sit, or the old New England 'aya,' for yes.”

AnagramsEdit


BiakEdit

PronounEdit

aya

  1. first person singular pronoun, I

ChickasawEdit

VerbEdit

aya

  1. to defecate

Eastern Huasteca NahuatlEdit

AdverbEdit

aya

  1. not yet

EweEdit

NounEdit

aya

  1. wind

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

aya

  1. Rōmaji transcription of あや

JumaytepequeEdit

NounEdit

aya

  1. woman, female

ReferencesEdit

  • Chris Rogers, The Use and Development of the Xinkan Languages

KuruduEdit

PronounEdit

aya

  1. first person singular pronoun, I

MalayEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aya

  1. father (male parent)

SynonymsEdit


MaybratEdit

NounEdit

aya

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • A Grammar of Maybrat: A Language of the Bird's Head Peninsula, Papua Province, Indonesia (2007)

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish allá and Portuguese alá.

AdverbEdit

aya

  1. there

QuechuaEdit

NounEdit

aya

  1. soul, spirit, ghost
  2. corpse, deceased, dead person

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aya f (plural ayas)

  1. female equivalent of ayo

TurkishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Turkic *hāya, *āja (palm (of hand)). Cognate with Old Turkic [Term?].

NounEdit

aya (definite accusative ayayı, plural ayalar)

  1. palm (of hand)
DeclensionEdit
Inflection
Nominative aya
Definite accusative ayayı
Singular Plural
Nominative aya ayalar
Definite accusative ayayı ayaları
Dative ayaya ayalara
Locative ayada ayalarda
Ablative ayadan ayalardan
Genitive ayanın ayaların

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

aya

  1. dative singular of ay

YupiltepequeEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate to Jumaytepeque aya, Jutiapa aiya, Chiquimulilla aʔyāj, Sinacantán ayala.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aya

  1. woman

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Vocabularios de la lengua xinca de Sinacantan (1868, D. Juan Gavarrete)
  • Chris Rogers, The Use and Development of the Xinkan Languages