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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Shortened from how are you?, with influence from hi.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

hiya

  1. An informal greeting, hi, hello.
    Hiya, love, how's you?
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Onomatopoeic.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

hiya

  1. (martial arts) Said as a limb is swung.

CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Onomatopoeic.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: hi‧ya

InterjectionEdit

hiya

  1. giddyup
  2. the shout accompanying an attack; kiai

TagalogEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hiya

  1. shame; a painful feeling of having done something wrong, improper, or silly.
  2. disgrace; anything that causes shame
  3. humiliation
  4. embarassment
  5. dishonor, ignominy
  6. reproach; a cause of blame of disgrace.

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Waray-WarayEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

hiya (third person personal pronoun, objective and nominative case, common gender)

  1. him
  2. her
  3. he
  4. she