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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

yaya (plural yayas)

  1. (Philippines) A nanny.

AguarunaEdit

NounEdit

yaya

  1. star

CebuanoEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Unknown.

AdjectiveEdit

yaya

  1. slow
  2. clumsy
  3. stretched out

Etymology 2Edit

Compare Catalan iaia or Spanish yaya.

NounEdit

yaya

  1. (sometimes derogatory) a nanny
  2. an address to one's nannny

VerbEdit

yaya

  1. to work or act as a nanny

Etymology 3Edit

Unknown.

NounEdit

yaya

  1. a tree, Gonocaryum calleryanum

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:yaya.


ChoctawEdit

VerbEdit

yaya

  1. to cry

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

yaya

  1. Rōmaji transcription of やや

Old JavaneseEdit

ConjunctionEdit

yaya

  1. as if

QuechuaEdit

AdjectiveEdit

yaya

  1. greatest, supreme

NounEdit

yaya

  1. father
  2. grandfather, old man
  3. paternal uncle
  4. wise man, elder, priest
  5. god

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from Modern Greek γιαγιά (giagiá, grandmother).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɟ͡ʝaɟ͡ʝa/, [ˈɟ͡ʝaʝa]

NounEdit

yaya f (plural yayas)

  1. granny, gran

Related termsEdit


SwahiliEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain, but possibly from Portuguese aia (maid).

NounEdit

yaya (ma class, plural mayaya)

  1. nanny, babysitter

TagalogEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From a Mexican language.

NounEdit

yaya

  1. nursemaid; girl or woman employed to take care of children
  2. wet nurse

SynonymsEdit

  • (nursemaid): ama

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

yayà

  1. invitation; request; persuasion; inducement

SynonymsEdit


TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Turkic yadag.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

yaya (definite accusative yayayı, plural yayalar)

  1. pedestrian; someone walking, instead of using a vehicle

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative yaya
Definite accusative yayayı
Singular Plural
Nominative yaya yayalar
Definite accusative yayayı yayaları
Dative yayaya yayalara
Locative yayada yayalarda
Ablative yayadan yayalardan
Genitive yayanın yayaların
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular yayam yayalarım
2nd singular yayan yayaların
3rd singular yayası yayaları
1st plural yayamız yayalarımız
2nd plural yayanız yayalarınız
3rd plural yayaları yayaları
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular yayayım yayalarım
2nd singular yayasın yayalarsın
3rd singular yaya
yayadır
yayalar
yayalardır
1st plural yayayız yayalarız
2nd plural yayasınız yayalarsınız
3rd plural yayalar yayalardır