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Etymology 1Edit

Reduced form of you. Compare Dutch je, reduced/unstressed form of jij (you).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /jə/
  • (file)

PronounEdit

ya

  1. Eye dialect spelling of you.
    • 2011, Byron Douglas, A Journey Through the Life of an Anti-Social, Xlibris, ISBN 9781456874520, chapter 3, 64–65:
      Lola got a shocked look on her face then said, “Ya need to stop actin' jealous if ya aint, and ya can't control what I do. Ya aint my daddy and ya aint my man. I'll see ya tomorrah after work if ya want. Just give me a call, ya have my number”.
Usage notesEdit

Only used in unstressed contexts.

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Apparently from German ja and cognates in other Germanic languages; related to English yeah.

PronunciationEdit

(Can we verify(+) this pronunciation?)

InterjectionEdit

ya

  1. (informal) Yeah; yes.

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle English ya, from Old English ġēa, (yea, yes). More at yea.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (West Country, UK) IPA(key): /ˈjɑː/, /ˈjɐ/

AdverbEdit

ya (not comparable)

  1. (Britain dialectal, West Country, Northern England, Scotland) yea; yes
    • 1806, Jamieson, Pop. Ballads:
      'Ya, wilt thou!' said Wallace, 'then tak thee that, [] '
    • 1894, W. G. Stevenson, Puddin' iii.:
      Ya, auld man, ye ken fine ye wad like me.
    • 1896, Ackworth, Clog Shop Chron.:
      Ya, bur 'ee did, []

Etymology 4Edit

Variation of hyah.

InterjectionEdit

ya

  1. (informal) Go. (Spoken to horses and cattle.)

Etymology 5Edit

DeterminerEdit

ya

  1. Eye dialect spelling of your.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 6Edit

From Russian я (ja).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ya (plural yas)

  1. A letter of the Cyrillic alphabet: Я, я.
TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


AbuiEdit

NounEdit

ya

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • František Kratochvíl, A grammar of Abui: a Papuan language of Alor (2007)
  • František Kratochvíl, Benidiktus Delpada, Abui-Indonesian-English Dictionary (2008)

BilbilEdit

NounEdit

ya

  1. fire

Further readingEdit

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)

BretonEdit

ParticleEdit

ya

  1. yes, word used to show agreement or acceptance.
    Ya, gwir eo!Yes, that's correct!

ChamorroEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ya

  1. and

Usage notesEdit

Used to indicate causation. To connect two similar words or phrases the alternate yan.


Eastern ChamEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Chamic, from Proto-Malayo-Chamic *air, from Proto-Malayo-Sumbawan *wair, from Proto-Sunda-Sulawesi *wair, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *wahiʀ.

NounEdit

ya (Cham spelling )

  1. water (clear liquid H₂O)

Eastern Huasteca NahuatlEdit

PronounEdit

ya

  1. third person; he, she

See alsoEdit


GedagedEdit

NounEdit

ya

  1. fire

Further readingEdit

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Esperanto ja.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ya

  1. indeed

IndonesianEdit

InterjectionEdit

ya

  1. yes

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

ya

  1. Rōmaji transcription of
  2. Rōmaji transcription of

KesawaiEdit

NounEdit

ya

  1. water

Further readingEdit

  • Carol Priestley, Talking about space in Koromu
  • Carol Priestley, Social categories, shared experience, reciprocity and endangered meanings: examples from Koromu

KouEdit

NounEdit

ya

  1. water

Further readingEdit

  • Johannes A. Z'graggen, A Comparative Word list of the Rai Coast Languages, Madang Province, Papua New Guinea, Pacific Linguistics (1980) (as Sinsauru)

LamboyaEdit

VerbEdit

ya

  1. to eat

ReferencesEdit

  • Rina, A. Dj.; Kabba, John Lado B. (2011), “ya”, in Kamus Bahasa Lamboya, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat [Dictionary of Lamboya Language, West Sumba Regency], Waikabubak: Dinas Kebudayaan dan Pariwisata, Kabupaten Sumba Bakat, page 103

LingalaEdit

PrepositionEdit

ya

  1. of

DeclensionEdit

Class Singular Class Plural
1 wa 2 ba
3 mwa 4 mya
5 lya (za) 6 ma
7 ya 8 bya
9 ya 10 ya
11 la (lwa)
14 bwa

MalayEdit

InterjectionEdit

ya

  1. yes
  2. Vocative particle (followed by name):
    Ya Allah!
    O God!
  3. grammatical particle for confirmation
    Dia orang kaya ya?
    Is he that rich?

MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

ya (Zhuyin ˙ㄧㄚ)

  1. Pinyin transcription of
  2. Pinyin transcription of

ya

  1. Nonstandard spelling of .
  2. Nonstandard spelling of .
  3. Nonstandard spelling of .
  4. Nonstandard spelling of .

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

MarikEdit

NounEdit

ya

  1. fire

Further readingEdit

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)

MindiriEdit

NounEdit

ya

  1. fire

Further readingEdit

  • Malcolm Ross, Proto Oceanic and the Austronesian Languages of Western Melanesia, Pacific Linguistics, series C-98 (1988)

NzadiEdit

PronounEdit

yǎ`

  1. you (second-person singular pronoun)

See alsoEdit


PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronounEdit

ya m

  1. (relative) who, which, that

DeclensionEdit

PronounEdit

ya n

  1. (relative) which, that

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

ya in Pali Text Society (1921–1925), Pali-English Dictionary, London: Chipstead. (licensed under CC-BY-NC)


Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German ja, Dutch ja, Swedish ja.

InterjectionEdit

ya

  1. yes, yeah

PhuthiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *-ya, from Proto-Bantu *-gɪ̀a.

VerbEdit

-ya

  1. to go to, towards [+locative]

InflectionEdit

This entry needs an inflection-table template.


SothoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-gɪ̀a.

VerbEdit

ya

  1. to go

Southern NdebeleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *-ya, from Proto-Bantu *-gɪ̀a.

VerbEdit

-ya

  1. to go to, towards [+locative]

InflectionEdit

This entry needs an inflection-table template.


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin iam. Compare Portuguese , French déjà and Italian già.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

ya

  1. now
    Púlsalo ya.Press it now.
    Preparados, listos, ya.Ready, set, go.
  2. already, yet
    Ya lo hice.I already did it.
  3. in the near future; soon
  4. immediately
  5. anymore; no longer
  6. emphatic (similar to the use of English "so" or "oh" as an interjection)
    ¡Ya lo sé!I know!
  7. (in negatives) only
    no ya...not only...
  8. (before pero) yes
    ya, pero...yes, but...
  9. (before que) since, now
    ya que...now that...

SynonymsEdit

ConjunctionEdit

ya ... ya ...

  1. first (something) then (something else); first (something), now (something else)
    ¡Ya lluvia ya nieve!
    First rain, now snow!
  2. whether (something) or (something else)
    ya sol ya lluvia
    whether sun or rain

InterjectionEdit

ya

  1. come on!, let's go!

SynonymsEdit


SwahiliEdit

ParticleEdit

ya

  1. N class inflected form of -a (singular only).
  2. Mi class inflected form of -a.
  3. Ma class inflected form of -a.

Usage notesEdit

Follows adverbs to make them function as prepositions.


TagalogEdit

InterjectionEdit

ya

  1. expression used to drive cattle

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

ya

  1. name and pronunciation of the last letter of the original Tagalog alphabet

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian یا().

ConjunctionEdit

ya

  1. or

VendaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Bantu *-gɪ̀a.

VerbEdit

ya

  1. to go

VolapükEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish ya (already).

AdverbEdit

ya

  1. already

WaraoEdit

NounEdit

ya

  1. sun

SynonymsEdit


XhosaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *-ya, from Proto-Bantu *-gɪ̀a.

VerbEdit

-ya

  1. (intransitive) to go to, towards [+locative]

InflectionEdit

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


YamiEdit

ZuluEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Nguni *-ya, from Proto-Bantu *-gɪ̀a.

VerbEdit

-ya

  1. (intransitive) to go to, towards [+locative]

InflectionEdit

Tone L
Infinitive ukuya
Positive Negative
Infinitive ukuya ukungayi
Imperative
Simple + object concord
Singular yiya -ye
Plural yiyani -yeni
Present
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyaya, ngiya engiyayo, engiya ngiya angiyi engingayi ngingayi
2nd singular uyaya, uya oyayo, oya uya awuyi ongayi ungayi
1st plural siyaya, siya esiyayo, esiya siya asiyi esingayi singayi
2nd plural niyaya, niya eniyayo, eniya niya aniyi eningayi ningayi
Class 1 uyaya, uya oyayo, oya eya akayi ongayi engayi
Class 2 bayaya, baya abayayo, abaya beya abayi abangayi bengayi
Class 3 uyaya, uya oyayo, oya uya awuyi ongayi ungayi
Class 4 iyaya, iya eyayo, eya iya ayiyi engayi ingayi
Class 5 liyaya, liya eliyayo, eliya liya aliyi elingayi lingayi
Class 6 ayaya, aya ayayo, aya eya awayi angayi engayi
Class 7 siyaya, siya esiyayo, esiya siya asiyi esingayi singayi
Class 8 ziyaya, ziya eziyayo, eziya ziya aziyi ezingayi zingayi
Class 9 iyaya, iya eyayo, eya iya ayiyi engayi ingayi
Class 10 ziyaya, ziya eziyayo, eziya ziya aziyi ezingayi zingayi
Class 11 luyaya, luya oluyayo, oluya luya aluyi olungayi lungayi
Class 14 buyaya, buya obuyayo, obuya buya abuyi obungayi bungayi
Class 15 kuyaya, kuya okuyayo, okuya kuya akuyi okungayi kungayi
Class 17 kuyaya, kuya okuyayo, okuya kuya akuyi okungayi kungayi
Recent past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyile, ngiyē engiyile, engiyē ngiyile, ngiyē angiyanga engingayanga ngingayanga
2nd singular uyile, uyē oyile, oyē uyile, uyē awuyanga ongayanga ungayanga
1st plural siyile, siyē esiyile, esiyē siyile, siyē asiyanga esingayanga singayanga
2nd plural niyile, niyē eniyile, eniyē niyile, niyē aniyanga eningayanga ningayanga
Class 1 uyile, uyē oyile, oyē eyile, eyē akayanga ongayanga engayanga
Class 2 bayile, bayē abayile, abayē beyile, beyē abayanga abangayanga bengayanga
Class 3 uyile, uyē oyile, oyē uyile, uyē awuyanga ongayanga ungayanga
Class 4 iyile, iyē eyile, eyē iyile, iyē ayiyanga engayanga ingayanga
Class 5 liyile, liyē eliyile, eliyē liyile, liyē aliyanga elingayanga lingayanga
Class 6 ayile, ayē ayile, ayē eyile, eyē awayanga angayanga engayanga
Class 7 siyile, siyē esiyile, esiyē siyile, siyē asiyanga esingayanga singayanga
Class 8 ziyile, ziyē eziyile, eziyē ziyile, ziyē aziyanga ezingayanga zingayanga
Class 9 iyile, iyē eyile, eyē iyile, iyē ayiyanga engayanga ingayanga
Class 10 ziyile, ziyē eziyile, eziyē ziyile, ziyē aziyanga ezingayanga zingayanga
Class 11 luyile, luyē oluyile, oluyē luyile, luyē aluyanga olungayanga lungayanga
Class 14 buyile, buyē obuyile, obuyē buyile, buyē abuyanga obungayanga bungayanga
Class 15 kuyile, kuyē okuyile, okuyē kuyile, kuyē akuyanga okungayanga kungayanga
Class 17 kuyile, kuyē okuyile, okuyē kuyile, kuyē akuyanga okungayanga kungayanga
Remote past
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngāya engāya ngāya angiyanga engingayanga ngingayanga
2nd singular wāya owāya wāya awuyanga ongayanga ungayanga
1st plural sāya esāya sāya asiyanga esingayanga singayanga
2nd plural nāya enāya nāya aniyanga eningayanga ningayanga
Class 1 wāya owāya āya akayanga ongayanga engayanga
Class 2 bāya abāya bāya abayanga abangayanga bengayanga
Class 3 wāya owāya wāya awuyanga ongayanga ungayanga
Class 4 yāya eyāya yāya ayiyanga engayanga ingayanga
Class 5 lāya elāya lāya aliyanga elingayanga lingayanga
Class 6 āya āya āya awayanga angayanga engayanga
Class 7 sāya esāya sāya asiyanga esingayanga singayanga
Class 8 zāya ezāya zāya aziyanga ezingayanga zingayanga
Class 9 yāya eyāya yāya ayiyanga engayanga ingayanga
Class 10 zāya ezāya zāya aziyanga ezingayanga zingayanga
Class 11 lwāya olwāya lwāya aluyanga olungayanga lungayanga
Class 14 bāya obāya bāya abuyanga obungayanga bungayanga
Class 15 kwāya okwāya kwāya akuyanga okungayanga kungayanga
Class 17 kwāya okwāya kwāya akuyanga okungayanga kungayanga
Potential
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngingaya ngingaya ngingeye ngingeye
2nd singular ungaya ungaya ungeye ungeye
1st plural singaya singaya singeye singeye
2nd plural ningaya ningaya ningeye ningeye
Class 1 angaya engaya angeye engeye
Class 2 bangaya bengaya bangeye bengeye
Class 3 ungaya ungaya ungeye ungeye
Class 4 ingaya ingaya ingeye ingeye
Class 5 lingaya lingaya lingeye lingeye
Class 6 angaya engaya angeye engeye
Class 7 singaya singaya singeye singeye
Class 8 zingaya zingaya zingeye zingeye
Class 9 ingaya ingaya ingeye ingeye
Class 10 zingaya zingaya zingeye zingeye
Class 11 lungaya lungaya lungeye lungeye
Class 14 bungaya bungaya bungeye bungeye
Class 15 kungaya kungaya kungeye kungeye
Class 17 kungaya kungaya kungeye kungeye
Immediate future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngizokuya engizokuya ngizokuya angizukuya engingezukuya ngingezukuya
2nd singular uzokuya ozokuya uzokuya awuzukuya ongezukuya ungezukuya
1st plural sizokuya esizokuya sizokuya asizukuya esingezukuya singezukuya
2nd plural nizokuya enizokuya nizokuya anizukuya eningezukuya ningezukuya
Class 1 uzokuya ozokuya ezokuya akazukuya ongezukuya engezukuya
Class 2 bazokuya abazokuya bezokuya abazukuya abangezukuya bengezukuya
Class 3 uzokuya ozokuya uzokuya awuzukuya ongezukuya ungezukuya
Class 4 izokuya ezokuya izokuya ayizukuya engezukuya ingezukuya
Class 5 lizokuya elizokuya lizokuya alizukuya elingezukuya lingezukuya
Class 6 azokuya azokuya ezokuya awazukuya angezukuya engezukuya
Class 7 sizokuya esizokuya sizokuya asizukuya esingezukuya singezukuya
Class 8 zizokuya ezizokuya zizokuya azizukuya ezingezukuya zingezukuya
Class 9 izokuya ezokuya izokuya ayizukuya engezukuya ingezukuya
Class 10 zizokuya ezizokuya zizokuya azizukuya ezingezukuya zingezukuya
Class 11 luzokuya oluzokuya luzokuya aluzukuya olungezukuya lungezukuya
Class 14 buzokuya obuzokuya buzokuya abuzukuya obungezukuya bungezukuya
Class 15 kuzokuya okuzokuya kuzokuya akuzukuya okungezukuya kungezukuya
Class 17 kuzokuya okuzokuya kuzokuya akuzukuya okungezukuya kungezukuya
Remote future
Positive absolute Positive relative Positive participial Negative absolute Negative relative Negative participial
1st singular ngiyokuya engiyokuya ngiyokuya angiyukuya engingeyukuya ngingeyukuya
2nd singular uyokuya oyokuya uyokuya awuyukuya ongeyukuya ungeyukuya
1st plural siyokuya esiyokuya siyokuya asiyukuya esingeyukuya singeyukuya
2nd plural niyokuya eniyokuya niyokuya aniyukuya eningeyukuya ningeyukuya
Class 1 uyokuya oyokuya eyokuya akayukuya ongeyukuya engeyukuya
Class 2 bayokuya abayokuya beyokuya abayukuya abangeyukuya bengeyukuya
Class 3 uyokuya oyokuya uyokuya awuyukuya ongeyukuya ungeyukuya
Class 4 iyokuya eyokuya iyokuya ayiyukuya engeyukuya ingeyukuya
Class 5 liyokuya eliyokuya liyokuya aliyukuya elingeyukuya lingeyukuya
Class 6 ayokuya ayokuya eyokuya awayukuya angeyukuya engeyukuya
Class 7 siyokuya esiyokuya siyokuya asiyukuya esingeyukuya singeyukuya
Class 8 ziyokuya eziyokuya ziyokuya aziyukuya ezingeyukuya zingeyukuya
Class 9 iyokuya eyokuya iyokuya ayiyukuya engeyukuya ingeyukuya
Class 10 ziyokuya eziyokuya ziyokuya aziyukuya ezingeyukuya zingeyukuya
Class 11 luyokuya oluyokuya luyokuya aluyukuya olungeyukuya lungeyukuya
Class 14 buyokuya obuyokuya buyokuya abuyukuya obungeyukuya bungeyukuya
Class 15 kuyokuya okuyokuya kuyokuya akuyukuya okungeyukuya kungeyukuya
Class 17 kuyokuya okuyokuya kuyokuya akuyukuya okungeyukuya kungeyukuya
Present subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngiye ngingayi
2nd singular uye ungayi
1st plural siye singayi
2nd plural niye ningayi
Class 1 aye angayi
Class 2 baye bangayi
Class 3 uye ungayi
Class 4 iye ingayi
Class 5 liye lingayi
Class 6 aye angayi
Class 7 siye singayi
Class 8 ziye zingayi
Class 9 iye ingayi
Class 10 ziye zingayi
Class 11 luye lungayi
Class 14 buye bungayi
Class 15 kuye kungayi
Class 17 kuye kungayi
Past subjunctive
Positive Negative
1st singular ngaya ngangaya, angaya, angangaya
2nd singular waya wangaya, awaya, awangaya
1st plural saya sangaya, asaya, asangaya
2nd plural naya nangaya, anaya, anangaya
Class 1 waya wangaya, akaya, akangaya
Class 2 baya bangaya, abaya, abangaya
Class 3 waya wangaya, awaya, awangaya
Class 4 yaya yangaya, ayaya, ayangaya
Class 5 laya langaya, alaya, alangaya
Class 6 aya angaya, awaya, awangaya
Class 7 saya sangaya, asaya, asangaya
Class 8 zaya zangaya, azaya, azangaya
Class 9 yaya yangaya, ayaya, ayangaya
Class 10 zaya zangaya, azaya, azangaya
Class 11 lwaya lwangaya, alwaya, alwangaya
Class 14 baya bangaya, abaya, abangaya
Class 15 kwaya kwangaya, akwaya, akwangaya
Class 17 kwaya kwangaya, akwaya, akwangaya

ReferencesEdit