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See also: yaş and þas

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EnglishEdit

InterjectionEdit

yas

  1. (often African American Vernacular) Nonstandard spelling of yes.
    • 1862, Various, The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2 No 4, October, 1862[1]:
      'Oh! yas, I smokes; but I durned sight d'ruther chaw.'
    • 1904, O. Henry, Cabbages and Kings[2]:
      "Yas, yas!" they cried, with broader grins and many nods.
    • 1913, Horace Annesley Vachell, Bunch Grass[3]:
      It's nice, yas, and it's paid for.

PronounEdit

yas

  1. Nonstandard spelling of yous.

AnagramsEdit


AleutEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

yas

  1. (Western) reef (rocks at or near surface of water)

ReferencesEdit


NavajoEdit

 
Navajo Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nv

Alternative formsEdit

  • zas (Eastern Navajo)

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Athabaskan *yəx̣s. Cognate with Sarcee zas, Chipewyan yaθ, Beaver yas, Carrier yvθ, Sekani yas, Ahtna yaas.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /jɑ̀s/
  • (file)

NounEdit

yas

  1. (Western Navajo) snow

Derived termsEdit