EnglishEdit

NounEdit

yaa (plural yaas)

  1. The letter ي(y) in the Arabic script.
TranslationsEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • Some Arabic-based languages use variations of the letter, e.g. Persian uses ی‎ (ye).

AnagramsEdit


AfarEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

yáa f

  1. Apocopic form of yayya

ReferencesEdit

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil, L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis), 2015, page 143

NavajoEdit

PostpositionEdit

yaa

  1. to him/her/it
  2. about him/her/it

InflectionEdit

AdverbEdit

yaa

  1. down, downward

Yosondúa MixtecEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Cognate with Alcozauca Mixtec yâá, Chayuco Mixtec yaa, San Juan Colorado Mixtec yaa, San Miguel el Grande Mixtec yáa.

NounEdit

yaa

  1. tongue
  2. flame

Etymology 2Edit

Cognate with Alcozauca Mixtec yaa, Chayuco Mixtec yaa, San Juan Colorado Mixtec yáa, San Miguel el Grande Mixtec yaā.

NounEdit

yaa

  1. song
  2. music

Etymology 3Edit

Cognate with Chayuco Mixtec ñiyaa, San Juan Colorado Mixtec nyaà, San Miguel el Grande Mixtec yaā.

NounEdit

yaa

  1. ash
  2. hominy

ReferencesEdit

  • Beaty de Farris, Kathryn; et al., Diccionario básico del mixteco de Yosondúa, Oaxaca (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 46)‎[2] (in Spanish), third edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., 2012, page 89